Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Cerebral Venous Thrombosis, A Case Report
Article first published online: 22 JUN 2005
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 27, Issue 3, pages 155–157, March 1987
How to Cite
Donohoe, C. D., Waldman, S. D. and Resor, L. D. (1987), Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Cerebral Venous Thrombosis, A Case Report. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 27: 155–157. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.1987.hed2703155.x
- Issue published online: 22 JUN 2005
- Article first published online: 22 JUN 2005
- Accepted for Publication: March 8, 1987
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In a patient presenting with headache, who later developed bilateral sixth nerve palsies and papilledema, an initial CT scan (unenhanced and enhanced) was normal, and a later CT scan was suggestive of superior sagittal sinus thrombosis. An MRI scan gave much less equivocal evidence of thrombosis of both the sagittal and the right transverse sinus. The diagnosis was confirmed by digital venous angiography.
MRI is a noninvasive investigation useful in the diagnosis of dural venous sinus thrombosis.