Venous Thrombosis: Causes and Imaging Appearance

Andrew Steven, Prashant Raghavan, Wilson Altmeyer, Dheeraj Gandhi

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Abstract

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is an elusive diagnosis with profound potential neurologic consequences. Although there are numerous reported predisposing conditions, by far the most common is a prothrombotic hypercoagulable state. Recent advances in MRI and computed tomography have improved diagnostic accuracy for this increasingly recognized disorder. Familiarity with imaging techniques and potential pitfalls is essential for accurate diagnosis and management of these patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)867-885
Number of pages19
JournalHematology/Oncology Clinics of North America
Volume30
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2016

Keywords

  • Cortical vein thrombosis
  • Dural sinus thrombosis
  • Dural venous sinus thrombosis
  • MRV
  • Sinus thrombosis
  • Venography
  • Venous thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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