Potential pitfalls in imaging of paediatric cerebral sinovenous thrombosis

  title={Potential pitfalls in imaging of paediatric cerebral sinovenous thrombosis},
  author={Jennifer Medlin Bracken and Alex M Barnacle and Michael R. Ditchfield},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
Paediatric cerebral sinovenous thrombosis (CSVT) is a rare but serious condition. The imaging signs may be subtle with a number of potential pitfalls. We present a pictorial essay of the pitfalls of diagnosis of CSVT on CT and MRI. We describe, using examples, potential pitfalls on both imaging modalities including anatomical variants of the cerebral venous system, extra-axial fluid collections and enhancement of chronic thrombus. Pitfalls particular to CT are discussed including beam-hardening… CONTINUE READING


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