venous sinus


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Noun1.venous sinus - a wide channel containing bloodvenous sinus - a wide channel containing blood; does not have the coating of an ordinary blood vessel
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
cavernous sinus, sinus cavernosus - either of a pair of large venous sinuses in the cranial cavity
coronary sinus, sinus coronarius - a short sinus receiving most of the veins of the heart; empties into the right atrium
sigmoid sinus, sinus sigmoideus - an S-shaped dural sinus on the temporal and occipital bones
sinus rectus, straight sinus, tentorial sinus - an unpaired sinus of the dura mater
sinus transversus, transverse sinus - a paired dural sinus; terminates in the sigmoid sinus
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To the Editor: Essential thrombocythemia (ET) complicated by cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is exceptionally rare.
My last test showed I have a rare disorder called dural venous sinus thrombosis of a small vein.
6) described the patterns of CVAE according to the distribution of air in the brain as gyriform air, venous sinus air bubbles and parenchymal/subarachnoid space air bubbles.
Vascular involvement included patients with deep venous thrombosis, cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, and pulmonary vascular thrombosis.
Role of coagulation factors in cerebral venous sinus and cerebral microvascular thrombosis.
MRV shows non opacification of the left transverse sinus with contrast due to underline deep venous sinus thrombosis (Figure 3).
Cerebral venous sinus (sinovenous) thrombosis in children.
patients with risk factors for cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
The gradient echo sequence may demonstrate susceptibility hypointensity within the thrombosed venous sinus (Figure 2C).
Complication of IJV thrombosis is septic emboli, intracranial venous sinus thrombosis, raised intracranial pressure, pulmonary embolism, facial edema, and loss of vision [1].
KEY WORDS: Systemic lupus erythematosus, Antiphospholipid antibodies, White matter hyperintensities, Magnetic resonance imaging, Lupus anticoagulant, venous sinus thrombosis.
With the advent of magnetic resonance (MR) venography and increased use of cerebral angiography, there has been recent emphasis on the significant number of patients with IIH found to have associated non-thrombotic dural venous sinus stenosis.