Radiology Case 9

  • James Flannery
  • Joshua K. AalbergEmail author


Dural venous thrombosis (or cerebral venous thrombosis, CVT) is an occlusion of the intracranial dural sinuses, which function to drain intracranial venous blood and cerebrospinal fluid. The network of dural venous sinuses is extensive and eventually drains into the internal jugular veins.


Sagittal venous sinus thrombosis Hyperdense cortical vein Stroke symptoms Papilledema Encephalopathy Resonance Imaging (MRI) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineWexner Medical Center at The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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