Hemorrhagic venous infarction with dense vein sign

Case contributed by Dr Luu Hanh

Presentation

Headache

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

A hemorrhage is seen in the right frontal lobe.

Hyperdense of the right superficial cortical vein (vein of Trolard), superior sagittal sinus, straight sinus in keeping with dense vein sign.

Case Discussion

CT findings show a hemorrhagic lesion with dense vein sign suggestive of hemorrhagic venous infarction.

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