Occipital sinus

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Known case of systemic lupus complains of acute onset seizures, headache and papilledma, suspected sinus thrombosis !?

Patient Data

Age: 30-year-old
Gender: Female
MRI

Aplastic right transverse sinus and hypoplastic left transverse sinus with persistent bilateral occipital sinuses.

Case Discussion

Occipital sinus is the smallest of the dural venous sinuses. It may be solitary, duplicated, or composed of a mesh of venous collaterals. It's usually associated with absent/hypoplastic transverse sinuses.

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Case information

rID: 63630
Published: 17th Oct 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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