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Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis - Sagittal Sinus

A 18 year-old woman presented with headaches followed by lethargy and coma. On examination, she had papilledema. To a painful stimulus, she withdrew the left side better than the right.

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Cerebral Angiogram, venous phase, left internal carotid injection. (Left) lateral view; (Right) AP view. Note the complete absence of the superior sagittal sinus.

Revised 05/04/06.
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