dural venous sinuses

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du·ral venous si·nus·es

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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Patients with fever, meningism, confusion, focal signs and a history suggestive of vascular lesions or risk factors for dural venous sinus thrombosis should have a CECT only.