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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However, thrombosed dural sinuses commonly do not show this characteristic hyperdensity, which can lead to a false-negative diagnosis (Figure 1).
Dandy Walker Malformation: Dandy Walker malformation is the cystic malformation of posterior fossa resulting from a defect in the area membranacea superior and is characterized by triad of cerebellar digenesis, cystic dilation of fourth ventricle and large posterior fossa with superior displacement of the tentorium, torcular and dural sinuses.
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