Anatomy for Emergency Medicine 008: Cerebral Venous Sinuses

4 Mar


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Here’s 2 recent papers discussing it. Let me know if you of a better article or resource:

1. Benabu Y, Mark L, Daniel S, Glikstein R. Cerebral venous thrombosis presenting with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Case report and review. Am J Emerg Med. 2009 Jan.;27(1):96–106. PMID 19041540

2. Fischer C, Goldstein J, Edlow J. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in the emergency department: retrospective analysis of 17 cases and review of the literature. JEM. 2010 Feb.;38(2):140–147. PMID 20031365



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3 Replies to “Anatomy for Emergency Medicine 008: Cerebral Venous Sinuses

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  2. Great talk as always.

    Are there certain patterns of ICH that should really raise your concern about cerebral venous infarction? Something like venous watershed areas prone to bleeding? In the case example the history is pertinent, but sometimes it’s less clear.

    I heard that bilateral thalamic infarcts are highly suspicious. Are there other common patterns of cerebral venous infarction?

    -Matt W

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