A case of lateral sinus insufficiency with acute otitis media: Early surgical intervention for prevention of lateral sinus thrombosis.

@article{Takahashi2015ACO,
  title={A case of lateral sinus insufficiency with acute otitis media: Early surgical intervention for prevention of lateral sinus thrombosis.},
  author={Kuniyuki Takahashi and Yutaka Yamamoto and Manabu Ogi and Shinsuke Ohshima and Yuka Morita and Sugata Takahashi},
  journal={Auris, nasus, larynx},
  year={2015},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={492-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe a case of lateral sinus insufficiency, presumably occurring just prior to lateral sinus thrombosis (LST), and to discuss the importance of early surgical intervention and the pathophysiology of full-blown LST. CASE REPORT A 4-year-old boy developed headaches and vomiting after exhibiting typical symptoms of acute otitis media. Contrast-enhanced CT revealed narrowing of the sigmoid sinus medially by gas and low-density material. We diagnosed the patient with suspected LST… CONTINUE READING