Occipital petalia as a predictive imaging sign for transverse sinus dominance

@article{Arsava2019OccipitalPA,
  title={Occipital petalia as a predictive imaging sign for transverse sinus dominance},
  author={Ezgi Yetim Arsava and Ethem Murat Arsava and Kader Karli Oguz and Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu},
  journal={Neurological Research},
  year={2019},
  volume={41},
  pages={306 - 311}
}
ABSTRACT Objectives: Occipital petalia is an anatomic description where one of the occipital lobes protrudes towards the contralateral side. Transverse sinus (TS) asymmetry might cause diagnostic challenges with regards to thrombotic or compressive pathologies involving these sinuses. In this study, we investigated the association between occipital petalia and TS hypoplasia on MRI studies. Methods: In 264 subjects with no neurological complaints, occipital bending was determined on T1-weighted… 

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