Association of Bezold's abscess and sigmoid sinus thrombosis
18-21] Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
frequently co-occurs with peripheral venous vascular events such as deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary vascular disease; therefore, serum Hcy levels are expected to be high in vascular NBS.
13 We used ONSF effectively for treating papilledema secondary to dural sinus thrombosis
and intracranial masses, besides IIH, causing sufficient raised ICP to cause visual deterioration.
Case-control study of risk of cerebral sinus thrombosis
in oral contraceptive users and in carriers of hereditary prothrombotic conditions.
The association of TTP and venus sinus thrombosis
represents the unique feature of this case and considered one of the rare atypical presentations of TTP.
Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis
in a child with nephrotic syndrome.
Long-term prognosis of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
Otogenic lateral sinus thrombosis
(LST) is a rare and serious intracranial complication of acute or chronic otitis media.
CT density measurement and H:H ratio are useful in diagnosing acute cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
Complication of IJV thrombosis is septic emboli, intracranial venous sinus thrombosis
, raised intracranial pressure, pulmonary embolism, facial edema, and loss of vision .
However, sinus thrombosis
as a presenting symptom is rarely described in literature.
During surgery Freddie suffered a cardiac arrest which, upon further investigation, was diagnosed as Saggittal Sinus Thrombosis
- a condition which caused him to fit as a result of blood clots on the brain.
4 Among the aetiological factors associated with IIH, lateral or superior longitudinal sinus thrombosis
, menstrual irregularities with obesity, obstructive sleep apnoea, endocrine disorders, including adrenal insufficiency, hyper-adrenalism, and corticosteroid hormone withdrawal, hyperparathyroidism, hypothyroidism, pregnancy, menarche, lupus, intoxication with vitamin A or chlordecone, tetracycline therapy, spinal cord tumours, and the Guillain-BarrACopyright syndrome (GBS) are the most known factors.
1) Intracranial complications involve meningitis, brain abscess, and cerebral empyemas, whereas ocular complications comprise preseptal or orbital cellulitis, subperiosteal abscess, and cavernous sinus thrombosis
Systemic complications include (a) deep neck space infections; (b) septic arthritis/osteomyelitis of the humerus, hip, clavicle, tibia, and fibula; (c) brain manifestations to include meningitis, epidural/subdural abscess, sinus thrombosis
, and stroke; (d) lung manifestations to include mediastinitis, pulmonary embolism, empyema, hydrothorax/pneumothorax, and pneumonia; (e) eye manifestations to include uveitis, vitreous hemorrhage, retrobulbar mass, and cranial nerve VI palsy; (f) liver/spleen infarct or abscess; and (g) lower cranial nerve, XI-XII, palsies (Karkos et al.