cerebral sinovenous thrombosis


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cerebral sinovenous thrombosis

A thrombosis in one of the main veins that carry blood from the brain, such as the superior sagittal sinus, the lateral sinus, or the straight sinus.
See also: thrombosis
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Conclusions: Cerebral sinovenous thrombosis should be considered in patients who present with headache and focal neurological deficits.
In presence of accompanying risk factors, cerebral sinovenous thrombosis should be kept in mind in patients presenting with headache and focal neurological deficit; MRI and MRV should be ordered in the early period in case of suspicion.
Cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in children and neonates: clinical experience, laboratory, treatment, and outcome.