Venous sinus thrombosis and hemorrhagic infarct

Case contributed by Ian Bickle


Lymphoma on treatment. Occipital headache with neck stiffness, for a few days, gradually getting worse. ITP, platelet count 4 when it started. Rule out bleed.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Moderate sized acute infarct in the right temporoparietal region with hemorrhagic transformation.

Dense right sigmoid and transverse sinus consistent with thrombus.

Case Discussion

This patient had a predisposition to dural sinus thrombosis.

This non-contrast CT head has the full house

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