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Unilateral thrombosis of the internal cerebral veins: Rare initial symptom of a life threatening disease

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Background: Thrombosis of the internal cerebral veins is a dangerous form of cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT). Diagnosis: Bilateral thalamic involvement is frequently encountered in internal cerebral venous thrombosis, because both thalami drain into the vein of Galen and straight sinus. However, unilateral thalamic edema has also been observed in cases of occlusion of the vein of Galen, possibly due to collateral venous drainage. Patients with unilateral congestion of the thalamus in cerebra...

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10.1007/s00062-001-2320-8
Journal:
Klinische Neuroradiologie More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
4
Pages:
197-203
Publication date:
2001-01-01
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EISSN:
1615-6706
ISSN:
0939-7116
Language:
German
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Pubs id:
pubs:242397
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uuid:2837cfaa-4d76-4efb-bc15-3e0ad4fdee3f
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pubs:242397
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242397
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2012-12-19

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