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Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.525.425.500.750
C14.907.253.566.350.500.750
C14.907.355.590.213.350.500.750
Unique ID
D020225
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020225
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Phlebitis, Sagittal Sinus, Septic
Sagittal Sinus Septic Phlebitis
Sagittal Sinus Thrombophlebitis
Septic Phlebitis, Sagittal Sinus
Thrombosis, Sagittal Sinus
Previous Indexing
Sinus Thrombosis, Intracranial (1968-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2015/06/08
Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis Preferred
Sagittal Sinus Thrombophlebitis Narrower
Septic Phlebitis, Sagittal Sinus Narrower
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