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Term:
sagittal sinus thrombosis (DOID:3576)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cavernous sinus thrombosis 
lateral sinus thrombosis 
sagittal sinus thrombosis  
Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the SUPERIOR SAGITTAL SINUS or the inferior sagittal sinus. Sagittal sinus thrombosis can result from infections, hematological disorders, CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; and NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES. Clinical features are primarily related to the increased intracranial pressure causing HEADACHE; NAUSEA; and VOMITING. Severe cases can evolve to SEIZURES or COMA.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Sagittal Sinus Septic Phlebitis ;   Sagittal Sinus Thrombophlebitis ;   Sagittal Sinus Thromboses ;   Thrombosis of superior longitudinal sinus ;   Thrombosis of superior sagittal sinus
Primary IDs: MESH:D020225 ;   RDO:0007361
Definition Sources: MESH:D020225

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