dural venous sinuses

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du·ral venous si·nus·es

[TA]
endothelium-lined venous channels in the dura mater.

dural venous sinuses

endothelial-lined spaces between the outer periosteal and inner meningeal layers of the dura mater into which empty the cerebral veins, the cerebellar veins, and the veins draining the brainstem and that lead to the internal jugular veins.

du·ral ve·nous si·nus·es

(dūr'ăl vē'nŭs sī'nŭs-ĕz) [TA]
Endothelium-lined venous channels in the dura mater.
Synonym(s): venous sinuses.
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Two cases had recorded fever, three had focal signs, three had confusion, three had meningism, three had convulsions and one had a recorded history of dehydration that poses a risk for dural venous sinus thrombosis.
Venous infarction results from thrombosis of dural venous sinuses and/ or cortical veins.
MRI findings in lumbar puncture headache syndrome: abnormal dural-meningeal and dural venous sinus enhancement.
In about half the cases in which epidural abscesses are seen, dural venous thrombophlebitis can occur.
Raised ICP may be caused by a number of reasons, the commonest being an intracranial space-occupying lesion (eg a brain tumour or abscess), intracranial haemorrhage (stroke, trauma), hydrocephalus, meningitis, dural venous sinus thrombosis or idiopathic (pseudotumour cerebri).
It has been postulated that SDH development, in the presence of dural prostate metastasis, might be secondary to dural venous obstruction, hemorrhagic effusion (due to dural metastasis) or an angiodesmoplastic response of the dura to the invasion by carcinomatous cells.
The guidelines include an algorithm for diagnosing and managing cerebral venous thromboembolism (CVT), which is caused by a clot in the dural venous sinuses, veins that drain blood from the brain toward the heart.
Rheolytic catheter thrombolysis of dural venous sinus thrombosis: A case series.
Pathologically, no tumor deposits were found within dural venous sinuses since they often are involved subsequent to bony metastases.
Nine new chapters address increased interest in the field and provide in-depth focus on a range of new topics including normal cerebrovascular variants, non-shunting cerebrovascular malformations, the endovascular aspects of cerebrovascular disease in pregnancy, neurocritical care management of endovascular patients, anesthetic management of neurointerventional procedures, and the diagnosis and management of cerebral vasculitis, dural venous sinus thrombosis, pediatric cerebrovascular disease, and uncommon and genetic cerebrovascular diseases.
On day six magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance angiography excluded acute infarction and dural venous sinus thrombosis but showed features suggestive of both intracranial hypotension and cortical oedema in the posterior regions of the brain (Figure 1).
Brain abscesses, subdural empyema, spinal epidural abscesses, and septic thrombi of the cavernous and dural venous sinuses should be surgically debrided if possible.