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Dural Sinus Thrombosis
Anne G. Osborn, MD, FACR
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging

    • Top Differential Diagnoses

      • Diagnostic Checklist

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Abbreviations

          • Dural sinus thrombosis (DST)
            • Chronic dural sinus thrombosis (cDST)
          • Cerebral vein thrombosis (CVT)
        • Definitions

          • Thrombotic occlusion of intracranial dural sinuses

        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. Coutinho JM et al: Cerebral venous thrombosis in the absence of headache. Stroke. 46(1):245-7, 2015
                                        2. Lizé F et al: Septic cavernous sinus thrombosis secondary to acute bacterial sinusitis: A retrospective study of seven cases. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 29(1):7-12, 2015
                                        3. Bonneville F: Imaging of cerebral venous thrombosis. Diagn Interv Imaging. 95(12):1145-50, 2014
                                        4. Buyck PJ et al: CT density measurement and H:H ratio are useful in diagnosing acute cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 34(8):1568-72, 2013
                                        5. Gala NB et al: Current endovascular treatment options of dural venous sinus thrombosis: a review of the literature. J Neurointerv Surg. 5(1):28-34, 2013
                                        6. Weimar C et al: Diagnosis and treatment of cerebral venous thrombosis. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 10(12):1545-53, 2012
                                        7. Black DF et al: Cerebral venous sinus density on noncontrast CT correlates with hematocrit. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 32(7):1354-7, 2011
                                        8. Provenzale JM et al: Dural sinus thrombosis: sources of error in image interpretation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Jan;196(1):23-31. Review. Erratum in: AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 May;196(5):1237. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 196(3):743, 2011
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Imaging

                                          • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                            • Diagnostic Checklist

                                              TERMINOLOGY

                                              • Abbreviations

                                                • Dural sinus thrombosis (DST)
                                                  • Chronic dural sinus thrombosis (cDST)
                                                • Cerebral vein thrombosis (CVT)
                                              • Definitions

                                                • Thrombotic occlusion of intracranial dural sinuses

                                              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. Coutinho JM et al: Cerebral venous thrombosis in the absence of headache. Stroke. 46(1):245-7, 2015
                                                                              2. Lizé F et al: Septic cavernous sinus thrombosis secondary to acute bacterial sinusitis: A retrospective study of seven cases. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 29(1):7-12, 2015
                                                                              3. Bonneville F: Imaging of cerebral venous thrombosis. Diagn Interv Imaging. 95(12):1145-50, 2014
                                                                              4. Buyck PJ et al: CT density measurement and H:H ratio are useful in diagnosing acute cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 34(8):1568-72, 2013
                                                                              5. Gala NB et al: Current endovascular treatment options of dural venous sinus thrombosis: a review of the literature. J Neurointerv Surg. 5(1):28-34, 2013
                                                                              6. Weimar C et al: Diagnosis and treatment of cerebral venous thrombosis. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 10(12):1545-53, 2012
                                                                              7. Black DF et al: Cerebral venous sinus density on noncontrast CT correlates with hematocrit. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 32(7):1354-7, 2011
                                                                              8. Provenzale JM et al: Dural sinus thrombosis: sources of error in image interpretation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Jan;196(1):23-31. Review. Erratum in: AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 May;196(5):1237. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 196(3):743, 2011