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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Clotting in a vein: This is a situation where a large series of veins at the base of the skull, just behind the eyes clot off and block blood flow out of the brain. This ... Read More
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Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
CST: Cavernous sinus thrombosis is the formation of blood clot within the cavernous sinus, a cavity at the base of the brain which drains deoxygenated bloo ... Read More

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Dr. Amanda Xi
Dr. Amanda Xi answered
5 years experience General Practice
Blood clot: Cavernous sinus thrombosis is when a blood clot is in the cavernous sinus [which is a cavity at the base of the brain a vein, nerves and other structu ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Clot: In type of vein in head. Can cause venous stroke or bleed. Treated with anticoagulation. In severe cases can remove clot or dissolve clot with a cathe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Brain scans: Usually this is diagnosed by a cat scan or MRI of the brain, either of which would be quite accurate in diagnosis this condition.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Cavernous sinus clot: Cavernous sinus thrombosis is a blood clot in the cavernous sinus, usu from infection. Symptoms of bulging eyes, droopy eyelids, headache, vision los ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pain: Along with eye pain and headache, there will usually be difficulty moving the eye and in keeping the eyelid open on the same side. This is sometimes ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Might and might not: Cavernous sinus thrombosis can cause many symptoms such as headaches, blurred vision, cranial nerve dysfunction and other problems. Some persons will ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Cavernous sinus thrombosis include:: Antiphospholipid antibody panel, Blood culture, Complete blood count, MRI of head with contrast, Lumbar puncture, Protein C and S activity, Antithro ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
19 years experience Pediatric Neurology
CST: A cavernous sinus thrombosis usually causes a significant amount of pain. If you think you have a cst, you should get checked by your doctor as soon ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omega Edwards
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Blood Clot: Thrombosis means a condition of having a blood clot somewhere. Cavernous sinus is a "type of vein" found in the brain. An infection that occurs in str ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynn Bartl
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Cavernous Sinus: Cavernous sinus thrombosis is a venous occlusion due to intravascular clot formation of the cavernous sinus at the skull base. It is rare . One pote ... Read More
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