Cerebral venous infarction with hemorrhage

Case contributed by 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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