Cerebral venous infarction with hemorrhage

Case contributed by Dr. Kamran Hajiyev


Acute right hemiparesis, aphasia, headaches, somnolence

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

Left temporo-occipital wedge-shaped area of hemorrhage involving cortical and subcortical distribution with hyperdensity of the left transverse sinus and the deep brain veins. Local mass effect. No hydrocephalus. No fracture.


Cerebral angiography

Thrombosis of the left transverse sinus, sigmoid sinus, the bulbus superior venae jugularis, and internal cerebral veins.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances and location of cerebral venous infarction with hemorrhage. 

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Case information

rID: 65343
Published: 21st Apr 2020
Last edited: 22nd Apr 2020
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