cerebellar vein


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Noun1.cerebellar vein - the veins draining the cerebellum
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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Resultant stretching, occlusion, and tearing of the superior vermian vein and the superior cerebellar vein, which drain into the deep venous system, causes a venous infarct, whereas the overall increase in venous pressure ruptures the venous circulation, triggering a haemorrhage [9].
The MRI revealed a prominent cerebellar vein impinging on the lateral aspect of the left trigeminal nerve (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).
These include the meninges, cerebral and cerebellar veins as well as the 5th, 9th and 10th cranial nerves (CN) and the superior three cervical nerves.14 Traction on these structures is responsible for some of the other clinical symptoms in SIH.