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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Imaging studies are ordered to determine whether there are associated anomalies, and if the dural venous sinuses course into the encephalocele sac (Figure 3) to avoid surgical resection.
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.
The most common location for dAVFs is within the dura associated with the transverse and sigmoid dural venous sinuses.
Pathologically, no tumor deposits were found within dural venous sinuses since they often are involved subsequent to bony metastases.
Brain abscesses, subdural empyema, spinal epidural abscesses, and septic thrombi of the cavernous and dural venous sinuses should be surgically debrided if possible.
2-6) Kumar et al (2) postulated that these tumors arise from meningoepithelial cells, which are present throughout the arachnoid membrane with more concentration at the arachnoid villi within the dural venous sinuses.