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Deep Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Anne G. Osborn, MD, FACR; Bronwyn E. Hamilton, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Deep cerebral venous thrombosis (DCVT)
            • Internal cerebral vein (ICV) thrombosis
          • Definitions

            • Thrombotic occlusion of deep cerebral veins
              • Usually affects both ICVs ± vein of Galen (VOG), straight sinus (SS)
              • Often with widespread dural sinus thrombosis (DST)

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • CT Findings

              • MR Findings

                • Angiographic Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Consider

                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Barboza MA et al: Intracranial venous collaterals in cerebral venous thrombosis: clinical and imaging impact. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. ePub, 2015
                                          2. Coutinho JM et al: Cerebral venous thrombosis in the absence of headache. Stroke. 46(1):245-7, 2015
                                          3. Bonneville F: Imaging of cerebral venous thrombosis. Diagn Interv Imaging. 95(12):1145-50, 2014
                                          4. Linn J et al: Noncontrast CT in deep cerebral venous thrombosis and sinus thrombosis: comparison of its diagnostic value for both entities. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 30(4):728-35, 2009
                                          5. Linn J et al: Diagnostic value of multidetector-row CT angiography in the evaluation of thrombosis of the cerebral venous sinuses. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 28(5):946-52, 2007
                                          6. Rodallec MH et al: Cerebral venous thrombosis and multidetector CT angiography: tips and tricks. Radiographics. 26 Suppl 1:S5-18; discussion S42-3, 2006
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Abbreviations

                                                    • Deep cerebral venous thrombosis (DCVT)
                                                    • Internal cerebral vein (ICV) thrombosis
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • Thrombotic occlusion of deep cerebral veins
                                                      • Usually affects both ICVs ± vein of Galen (VOG), straight sinus (SS)
                                                      • Often with widespread dural sinus thrombosis (DST)

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • CT Findings

                                                      • MR Findings

                                                        • Angiographic Findings

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                              • Consider

                                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Barboza MA et al: Intracranial venous collaterals in cerebral venous thrombosis: clinical and imaging impact. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. ePub, 2015
                                                                                  2. Coutinho JM et al: Cerebral venous thrombosis in the absence of headache. Stroke. 46(1):245-7, 2015
                                                                                  3. Bonneville F: Imaging of cerebral venous thrombosis. Diagn Interv Imaging. 95(12):1145-50, 2014
                                                                                  4. Linn J et al: Noncontrast CT in deep cerebral venous thrombosis and sinus thrombosis: comparison of its diagnostic value for both entities. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 30(4):728-35, 2009
                                                                                  5. Linn J et al: Diagnostic value of multidetector-row CT angiography in the evaluation of thrombosis of the cerebral venous sinuses. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 28(5):946-52, 2007
                                                                                  6. Rodallec MH et al: Cerebral venous thrombosis and multidetector CT angiography: tips and tricks. Radiographics. 26 Suppl 1:S5-18; discussion S42-3, 2006