, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 23–27 | Cite as

Common variations of the lateral and occipital sinuses at the confluens sinuum

  • F. Dora
  • T. Zileli


A total of 192 retrograde jugular venographies were performed in 163 cases. The lateral and occipital sinus variations in the confluent sinuum were classified in five groups by Kalbag [21]. Additional variations of the lateral and occipital sinuses in the confluent sinuum were discovered in this study.

Key words

Venous sinuses Confluens sinuum Torcular herophili 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Dora
    • 1
  • T. Zileli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyHacettepe University, Medical CenterAnkaraTurkey

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