Basilar venous plexus

Last revised by John Scotter on 17 Mar 2021

The basilar venous plexus lies between the endosteal and meningeal layers of the dura on the inner surface of the clivus and connects numerous regional venous structures:

The plexus can be prominent and can appear to erode the posterior surface of the clivus mimicking a clival mass 2

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: diagram - dural venous sinuses
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