Transverse sinus thrombosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Headache.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
CT

Asymmetric hyperdensity in the region of left transverse sinus. 

CT

CT venogram demonstrates a thrombosis of her left transverse sinussigmoid sinus and into the internal jugular vein. 

Case Discussion

Patient was taking the OCP, which is a risk factor for developing dural venous sinus thrombosis. 

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Case information

rID: 5308
Case created: 2nd Jan 2009
Last edited: 14th Oct 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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