Internal cerebral vein thrombosis with bilateral thalamic infarction

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

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Acute loss of consciousness.

Patient Data

Age: 2
Gender: Female

NECT shows hyperdense internal veins and bilateral (R > L) thalami hypodensities, compatible with dural vein thrombosis and venous infarction.

Contrast enhanced CT hardly shows thrombi within the cerebral veins, because they are already very hyperdense on NECT.

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Case information

rID: 22398
Published: 29th Mar 2013
Last edited: 25th Jan 2019
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