Normal MRI brain venogram

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Patient with a persistent headache and seven previous episodes of lower limb DVT. Intracranial hypertension? Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis?

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
MRI

MRI Brain + MRV

The brain parenchyma has normal appearances and signal intensity, with no restricted effusion or abnormal contrast enhancement. No intra or extra-axial collection, mass or focal abnormality. No evidence of previous infarction or hemorrhage. MRV is unremarkable, with no evidence of venous sinus thrombosis. The imaged orbits, paranasal sinuses, and calvaria appear unremarkable. 

Case Discussion

This case represents a normal brain examination, no dural venous sinus thrombosis or signs of intracranial hypertension.

For more examples of normal brain imaging, please refer to the article on normal brain imaging examples.

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Case information

rID: 57738
Published: 14th Jan 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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