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Sinus Thrombosis, Intracranial MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sinus Thrombosis, Intracranial
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.525.425.500
C14.907.253.566.350.500
C14.907.355.590.213.350.500
Unique ID
D012851
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012851
Scope Note
Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the CRANIAL SINUSES, large endothelium-lined venous channels situated within the SKULL. Intracranial sinuses, also called cranial venous sinuses, include the superior sagittal, cavernous, lateral, petrous sinuses, and many others. Cranial sinus thrombosis can lead to severe HEADACHE; SEIZURE; and other neurological defects.
Entry Term(s)
Cranial Sinus Thrombosis
Intracranial Sinus Thrombophlebitis
Petrous Sinus Thrombophlebitis
Petrous Sinus Thrombosis
Sinus Thrombosis
Venous Sinus Thrombosis, Cranial
NLM Classification #
WL 355
Public MeSH Note
2000; see SINUS THROMBOSIS 1964-1999
History Note
2000(1964)
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/08
Sinus Thrombosis, Intracranial Preferred
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