Endovascular treatment of dural sinus thrombosis
with rheolytic thrombectomy and intra-arterial thrombolysis.
Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis
From a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in India.
Venous sinus thrombosis
is one of noninflammatory manifestations of NPSLE and more common in patients with antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL), such as anticardiolipin antibodies (aCL), lupus anticoagulant (LA), and anti-b2-glycoprotein I antibodies (anti-b2GPI) which have generally been associated with an increased risk of venous and arterial thrombosis in approximately one-third of SLE patients .
Cha, "Giant arachnoid granulation misdiagnosed as transverse sinus thrombosis
," Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society, vol.
Patients with papilledema often undergo additional imaging of the venous sinuses in order to exclude venous sinus thrombosis
as a cause for elevated intracranial pressure.
Subjects and Methods: Thirty patients were selected randomly from Neurology Department, who were recently diagnosed cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
(CVST) on the basis of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance venography (MRV).
Stam J, Cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis
: incidence and causes in ischemic stroke.
The prognosis and treatment of cavernous sinus thrombosis
. Review of 878 cases in literature.
Intracranial complications consisted of dural enhancement (17 patients), subdural empyema (15), epidural abscess (14), frontal bone osteomyelitis (9), brain abscess (4), and sinus thrombosis
Abstract: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
(CVST) is a rare and potentially deadly condition.
The risk of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
(CVST), while rare, was markedly elevated (relative risk of 15.9) among current oral contraceptive users, compared with nonusers.
Metabolic or Endocrine Obesity Pregnancy Pituitary tumor Addison's disease Menstrual irregularity Hypoparathyroidism Thyroid abnormalities Medications Steroids Oral contraceptive pills and estrogens Thyroid replacement Tetracyclines Nalidixic acid Vitamin A Lithium Venous Sinus Thrombosis
Supprative otitis media Head trauma Jugular vein occlusion Other Systemic lupus erythematosus Guillain-Barre syndrome Iron deficiency anemia TABLE 1.
To the Editor: Essential thrombocythemia (ET) complicated by cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
(CVST) is exceptionally rare.
Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of anticoagulant treatment with low-molecular-weight heparin for cerebral sinus thrombosis
. Stroke 1999;30:484-488.
* Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
(CVST) usually affects young-to-middle aged groups.