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Medicine For Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis
Blood clot in brain: Blood clot within the major venous drainage of the brain, presenting with headache, seizures, weakness of arms/legs, abnormal vision. Causes include those with tendency to form blood clots (thrombophilia), infection, injury, and diagnosis found with mri. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Can an MRI WITHOUT contrast rule out a superior sagittal sinus thrombosis? I had an MRI without contrast and it was negative. 100% certainty? Help
Nearly 100%: It depends on the quality of the images, but if the correct sequences were performed (namely time of flight) then it is very close to 100% certainty. ...Read more
See below: A sagittal sinus thrombosis is a blood clot within a vein that drains blood out of the brain. Pregnancy increases the risk of blood clotting due to changes in hormones and other factors related to the pregnancy. So 'post pregnancy' means the cause of the blood clot is thought to be related to the increased clotting risk associated with pregnancy. ...Read more
I have antiphospholipid syndrome,I had a sagital sinus thrombosis 1 yr ago,for the past 4 weeks I've had severe earpain, not treatable with antibiotic?
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 structures]. It is usually caused by a bacterial infection that has spread and can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 structures around the cavernous sinus (sinus infection) can cause a blood clot to form. Some veins, arteries and nerves "run through" this area (see diagram). A blood clot can intefere with these structures. ...Read more
Cavernous sinus thro: Cavernous sinus thrombosis is situation where large draining veins at the base of the brain have become clotted. The severity of disease is related to much thrombosis has occurred. In the more severe cases it can be treated with drugs that help prevent the clots from forming. ...Read more
See below: Typically, presentation similar to stroke with focal weakness, numbness, imbalance, but on occasion such a problem is associated with increased intracranial pressure due to pseudo tumor cerebri. If you have such issues, you do need expert neurological care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with a venus sinus thrombosis and I'm taking coumadin (warfarin). Before that I ordered a custom corset. Can I wear it at least to try it on?
Unknown risk: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is the presence of a blood clot in the veins that drain blood from the brain. There are many conditions that can predispose to this condition, which can be crippling and even life threatening. The effect of wearing a corset has been debated in the literature. Some feel that it can cause changes in the function of internal organs, others do not. So why do it? ...Read more
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