EURORAD ESR

Case 2589

Pregnancy related sinus thrombosis with venous infarction

Author(s)
McCarthy C
 
Patient
female, 22 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 02.08.2005
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.2589
  • Section Neuroradiology
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Student
  • Views 1534
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  • Figure 1
    A non-contrast CT image of the head

    An image showing the right temporo-parietal area of low attenuation with the foci of the haemorrhage within it, in keeping with a venous infarction. The right transverse sinus also shows increased attenuation within it.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT Head Non Contrast;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    A post contrast CT image of the head

    An image showing the filling defect in the terminal part of the sagittal sinus/torcula, the so-called empty delta sign, consistent with thrombosis in the dural venous sinus.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT Head Post Contrast;
     
     
An image showing the right temporo-parietal area of low attenuation with the foci of the haemorrhage within it, in keeping with a venous infarction. The right transverse sinus also shows increased attenuation within it.
 
An image showing the filling defect in the terminal part of the sagittal sinus/torcula, the so-called empty delta sign, consistent with thrombosis in the dural venous sinus.
 
 
 
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