Mastoid air sinus abnormalities associated with lateral venous sinus thrombosis: cause or consequence?

@article{Fink2002MastoidAS,
  title={Mastoid air sinus abnormalities associated with lateral venous sinus thrombosis: cause or consequence?},
  author={John N. Fink and David L McAuley},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2002},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={290-2}
}
BACKGROUND Mastoiditis is a known cause of lateral venous sinus thrombosis (LST). We have encountered patients with LST associated with mastoid abnormality on MRI without any clinical signs of infection; the significance of these abnormalities is uncertain. This study examines the relationship of LST and mastoid air sinus abnormalities systematically. SUMMARY OF REPORT We performed a retrospective clinical and radiological review of a series of 26 patients with cerebral venous thrombosis… CONTINUE READING
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