Unilateral infarct in straight sinus thrombosis

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

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45 year old female with acute weakness

Case Discussion

Thalamus and basal ganglia infarct on right side with thrombosis of straigth sinus.

Most often the thrombosis of straight sinus and internal cerebral veins invoves both thalami; rarely unilateral. Whenever there is unilateral involvement, right side, for unknown reasons, is more common.

 

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Case information

rID: 10822
Case created: 25th Sep 2010
Last edited: 6th Aug 2015
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