International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Since Year 2012 | Open Access | Double Blind Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064




Downloads: 118

Research Paper | Radiological Sciences | India | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018


Computed Tomographic Evaluation of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Monika Pote | Dr A.N Kamble | Dr. Suresh Phatak


Abstract: Objective To study the role of computed tomography in evaluation of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Materials and Method This was a a prospective study of 30 patients irrespective of age group with clinical suspicion of cerebral venous thrombosis done in Dept of Radiodiagnosis, AVBRH, DMIMS (DU), Sawangi (meghe), Wardha. Result Out of 30 patients diagnosed with CVT, 23 (75 %) patient were female and 7 (25 %) were male, transverse sinus involvement was seen in 18 (60 %) patients, sigmoid sinus in 6 (20 %), superior sagittal sinus in 4 (13 %), cortical veins in 2 (7 %) patients. Among risk factors most common was Pregnancy and puerperial period in 11 (37 %) patients followed by OC pill consumption present in 9 (30 %) patients. The main clinical presentation was thunderclap headache in 24 (78 %), followed by seizure in 10 (32 %) patients. On CT scan imaging most common sign was cord sign in 10 (33 %) followed by delta sign in 9 (30 %) and Hemorrhagic infarcts in cortical white matter junction in 6 (22 %) patients. Conclusion According to our study the highest prevalence was seen in younger age group with female preponderance. CT is the initial modality of choice, is found to be very helpful in diagnosing CVT, plays a crucial role in the patient care.


Keywords: CEREBRAL VENOUS THROMBOSIS, CT SCAN


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,


Pages: 728 - 731


How to Cite this Article?

Dr. Monika Pote, Dr A.N Kamble, Dr. Suresh Phatak, "Computed Tomographic Evaluation of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018, pp. 728-731, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20191902

How to Share this Article?

Enter Your Email Address




Similar Articles with Keyword 'CEREBRAL VENOUS THROMBOSIS'

Downloads: 111

Case Studies, Radiological Sciences, Saudi Arabia, Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014

Pages: 1963 - 1966

Acute Subarachnoid Hemorrhage as the Initial Presentation of Extensive Cortical and Dural Sinus Venous Thrombosis

Yassir Edrees Almalki | MD [559]

Share this Article

Downloads: 119

Case Studies, Radiological Sciences, India, Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019

Pages: 1933 - 1937

Role of Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Cerebral Venous Thrombosis (CVT)

Dr. Kalyani Bankupalli

Share this Article


Top