, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp 155–156 | Cite as

Vein of Galen and sinus thrombosis with bilateral thalamic infarcts in sickle cell anaemia: CT follow-up and angiographic demonstration

  • M. Oguz
  • E. H. Aksungur
  • S. K. Soyupak
  • A. U. Yildirim
Paediatric Neuroradiology


A 2-year-old boy with known sickle cell disease presented in acute coma. CT revealed bilateral thalamic infarcts and incomplete sinus thrombosis. Angiography confirmed thrombosis of the straight sinus and vein of Galen.

Key words

Sickle cell disease Vein of Galen Sinus thrombosis CT-Angiography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Oguz
    • 1
  • E. H. Aksungur
    • 1
  • S. K. Soyupak
    • 1
  • A. U. Yildirim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyÇukurova University HospitalAdanaTurkey

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