Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: a syndrome rediscovered

  title={Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: a syndrome rediscovered},
  author={J M D{\'i}az and Jade S. Schiffman and Edward S. Urban and Micheline Maccario},
  journal={Acta Neurologica Scandinavica},
Pulmonary emboli as a fatal complication of superior sagittal sinus thrombosis was once well recognized in the literature but appears to have been forgotten. The sagittal sinus appeared to be the source of pulmonary emboli in previously reported cases. Even in patients with no evidence of systemic thrombosis, but who have sagittal sinus thrombosis, the possibility of dislodging pulmonary emboli should be strongly considered. We report a case of nontraumatic sagittal sinus thrombosis complicated… 

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