Sinuses of Brain



  1. The Great vein of Galen is formed by union of two internal cerebral veins and basal vein of Rosenthal
  2. It drains into the straight sinus (Continuation of inferior sagittal sinus)
  3. Vein of Galen malformation presents with high output cardiac failure
  4. MC sinus involved in cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT): Superior sagittal sinus
  5. Radiological sign of CVT in CECT Brain:

    The empty delta sign consists of a triangular area of enhancement with a relatively low-attenuating center, which is the thrombosed sinus.


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