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Dural Sinus Malformation
Anne M. Kennedy, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Definitions

              • Dural sinus malformation (DSM): Focal dilatation of dural venous sinuses
                • Lesion has been referred to as tentorial hematoma when thrombosed
                • Lesion has also been referred to as thrombosis of torcular Herophili

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                        • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                  • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                    • Reporting Tips

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Asai H et al: Thrombosed dural sinus malformation in a fetus: a case report. J Neuroimaging. 24(6):603-6, 2014
                                      2. Corral E et al: Thrombosis of the torcular herophili in the fetus: a series of eight cases. Prenat Diagn. 34(12):1176-81, 2014
                                      3. Rayssiguier R et al: Thrombosis of torcular herophili: diagnosis, prenatal management, and outcome. Prenat Diagn. 34(12):1168-75, 2014
                                      4. Fanou EM et al: In utero magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis of dural venous sinus ectasia with thrombosis in the fetus. Pediatr Radiol. 43(12):1591-8, 2013
                                      5. Has R et al: Prenatal diagnosis of torcular herophili thrombosis: report of 2 cases and review of the literature. J Ultrasound Med. 32(12):2205-11, 2013
                                      6. Byrd SE et al: Fetal MR imaging of posterior intracranial dural sinus thrombosis: a report of three cases with variable outcomes. Pediatr Radiol. 42(5):536-43, 2012
                                      7. Jenny B et al: Giant dural venous sinus ectasia in neonates. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 5(5):523-8, 2010
                                      8. McInnes M et al: Malformations of the fetal dural sinuses. Can J Neurol Sci. 36(1):72-7, 2009
                                      9. de Haan TR et al: A case of neonatal dural sinus malformation: clinical symptoms, imaging and neuropathological investigations. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 12(1):41-5, 2008
                                      10. Laurichesse Delmas H et al: Prenatal diagnosis of thrombosis of the dural sinuses: report of six cases, review of the literature and suggested management. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 32(2):188-98, 2008
                                      11. Merzoug V et al: Dural sinus malformation (DSM) in fetuses. Diagnostic value of prenatal MRI and follow-up. Eur Radiol. 18(4):692-9, 2008
                                      12. Spampinato MV et al: Thrombosed fetal dural sinus malformation diagnosed with magnetic resonance imaging. Obstet Gynecol. 111(2 Pt 2):569-72, 2008
                                      13. Grangé G et al: Prenatal demonstration of afferent vessels and progressive thrombosis in a torcular malformation. Prenat Diagn. 27(7):670-3, 2007
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Imaging

                                          • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                            • Clinical Issues

                                              • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Dural sinus malformation (DSM): Focal dilatation of dural venous sinuses
                                                    • Lesion has been referred to as tentorial hematoma when thrombosed
                                                    • Lesion has also been referred to as thrombosis of torcular Herophili

                                                IMAGING

                                                • General Features

                                                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                    • MR Findings

                                                      • Imaging Recommendations

                                                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                          PATHOLOGY

                                                          • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                              • Presentation

                                                                • Demographics

                                                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                    • Treatment

                                                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                        • Reporting Tips

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Asai H et al: Thrombosed dural sinus malformation in a fetus: a case report. J Neuroimaging. 24(6):603-6, 2014
                                                                          2. Corral E et al: Thrombosis of the torcular herophili in the fetus: a series of eight cases. Prenat Diagn. 34(12):1176-81, 2014
                                                                          3. Rayssiguier R et al: Thrombosis of torcular herophili: diagnosis, prenatal management, and outcome. Prenat Diagn. 34(12):1168-75, 2014
                                                                          4. Fanou EM et al: In utero magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis of dural venous sinus ectasia with thrombosis in the fetus. Pediatr Radiol. 43(12):1591-8, 2013
                                                                          5. Has R et al: Prenatal diagnosis of torcular herophili thrombosis: report of 2 cases and review of the literature. J Ultrasound Med. 32(12):2205-11, 2013
                                                                          6. Byrd SE et al: Fetal MR imaging of posterior intracranial dural sinus thrombosis: a report of three cases with variable outcomes. Pediatr Radiol. 42(5):536-43, 2012
                                                                          7. Jenny B et al: Giant dural venous sinus ectasia in neonates. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 5(5):523-8, 2010
                                                                          8. McInnes M et al: Malformations of the fetal dural sinuses. Can J Neurol Sci. 36(1):72-7, 2009
                                                                          9. de Haan TR et al: A case of neonatal dural sinus malformation: clinical symptoms, imaging and neuropathological investigations. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 12(1):41-5, 2008
                                                                          10. Laurichesse Delmas H et al: Prenatal diagnosis of thrombosis of the dural sinuses: report of six cases, review of the literature and suggested management. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 32(2):188-98, 2008
                                                                          11. Merzoug V et al: Dural sinus malformation (DSM) in fetuses. Diagnostic value of prenatal MRI and follow-up. Eur Radiol. 18(4):692-9, 2008
                                                                          12. Spampinato MV et al: Thrombosed fetal dural sinus malformation diagnosed with magnetic resonance imaging. Obstet Gynecol. 111(2 Pt 2):569-72, 2008
                                                                          13. Grangé G et al: Prenatal demonstration of afferent vessels and progressive thrombosis in a torcular malformation. Prenat Diagn. 27(7):670-3, 2007