Noncontrast CT Brain in Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis


Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) commonly presents with headache, raised ICP, seizures and focal neurological deficits. Diagnosis can be made on the basis of CT and MRI brain. The usual initial investigation done is CT brain-plain (non-contrast). It is important to pick up the findings on plain CT so that an early diagnosis can beContinue reading “Noncontrast CT Brain in Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis”

Extensive CEREBRAL VENOUS SINUS THROMBOSIS with COLLATERAL formation


35-year old gentleman presented with episodes of headache for the past two weeks. There were no other significant past history. CT brain showed features of 1. Right transverse sinus thrombosis (red arrow), 2. Internal cerebral veins thrombosis (thin yellow arrow), 3. Straight sinus thrombosis (orange arrow), 4. Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis (thick yellow arrow) MRContinue reading “Extensive CEREBRAL VENOUS SINUS THROMBOSIS with COLLATERAL formation”