Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis

Case contributed by Peter Kralt


4 weeks postpartum. Headache.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

Hyperdense appearance of the cortical veins, superior sagittal sinus and the right transverse sinus in keeping with thrombus. No hemorrhage or acute infarction.

CT venogram shows extensive filling defects the cortical veins, superior sagittal sinus, right transverse and right sigmoid sinus into the right internal jugular vein.

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Case information

rID: 59224
Published: 5th Apr 2019
Last edited: 6th Feb 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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