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Superior sagittal sinus obstruction and tuberculous abscess.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10100967     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intracranial tumours such as meningiomas may occasionally produce raised intracranial pressure by occluding a venous sinus. More uncommonly, midline tumours in the occipital regions of the skull can produce elevated intracranial pressure by non-thrombotic compression of the superior sagittal sinus. We present a case of raised intracranial pressure secondary to non-thrombotic obstruction of the superior sagittal sinus by a midline tuberculous abscess.
Authors:
P A Barber; K S Sieradzan; W Schady
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurologica Scandinavica     Volume:  99     ISSN:  0001-6314     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurol. Scand.     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-06-24     Completed Date:  1999-06-24     Revised Date:  2006-08-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370336     Medline TA:  Acta Neurol Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  202-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Brain Abscess / complications*
Constriction, Pathologic / etiology
Cranial Sinuses*
Female
Humans
Intracranial Hypertension / etiology*
Tuberculoma, Intracranial / complications*

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