Clinical Findings and Differential Diagnosis of Cerebral Vein Thrombosis

  • A. Hartmann
  • J. Wappenschmidt
  • L. Solymosi
  • F. Brassel


Compared to cerebral arterial insults, diseases of the brain due to partial or complete occlusion of cerebral veins are rare. In one-fifth of all patients with cerebral vein thrombosis (CVT) no cause may be detected. Computerized tomography of the brain (CCT) can be performed in most neurologic centers to establish a diagnosis.


Cerebral Spinal Fluid Superior Sagittal Sinus Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Cerebral Vein Inferior Petrosal Sinus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Hartmann
    • 1
  • J. Wappenschmidt
    • 2
  • L. Solymosi
    • 2
  • F. Brassel
    • 2
  1. 1.Neurology ClinicNeurosurgical University ClinicBonnGermany
  2. 2.Neurological DepartmentNeurosurgical University ClinicBonnGermany

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