Investig Magn Reson Imaging.  2019 Dec;23(4):381-384. 10.13104/imri.2019.23.4.381.

Susceptibility-Weighted MR Imaging for the Detection of Isolated Cortical Vein Thrombosis in a Patient with Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Gyeongsang National University Hospital and Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea. choids@gnu.ac.kr

Abstract

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) can be a rare risk factor of cerebral venous thrombosis. We describe a case of isolated cortical vein thrombosis (CVT) secondary to SIH and discuss the value of susceptibility-weighted imaging for the detection of isolated CVT.

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Spontaneous intracranial hypotension; Cerebral venous thrombosis; Magnetic resonance imaging; Susceptibility-weighted imaging
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