Intracranial hypertension secondary to cerebral venous thrombosis
Sudden onset of severe headaches, vomiting
Age: 35 years
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The MRI sequences demonstrate:
- Thrombosis of the cerebral venous sinuses mainly the superior sagittal sinus, transverse/sigmoid sinuses, and right jugular vein which appear of high signal on T1WI/FLAIR and iso-to high signal on T2WI (subacute phase) with loss of their signal void on contrast MR venography.
- signs of secondary intracranial hypertension