Giant arachnoid granulation mimicking dural sinus thrombosis in a boy with headache: MRI

S. C. Chin, C. Y. Chen, C. C. Lee, F. H. Chen, K. W. Lee, H. S. Hsiao, R. A. Zimmerman

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Abstract

We report MRI and angiographic findings of an unusual giant arachnoid granulation in the left sigmoid sinus in a boy with headache. Its signal intensity was lower than that of cerebral cortex on T1-weighted images and higher on T2 weighting, mimicking dural sinus thrombosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-183
Number of pages3
JournalNeuroradiology
Volume40
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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Intracranial Sinus Thrombosis
Arachnoid
Sigmoid Colon
Cerebral Cortex
Headache

Keywords

  • Arachnoid granulations
  • Computed tomography
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Magnetic resonance venography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Chin, S. C., Chen, C. Y., Lee, C. C., Chen, F. H., Lee, K. W., Hsiao, H. S., & Zimmerman, R. A. (1998). Giant arachnoid granulation mimicking dural sinus thrombosis in a boy with headache: MRI. Neuroradiology, 40(3), 181-183. https://doi.org/10.1007/s002340050564

Giant arachnoid granulation mimicking dural sinus thrombosis in a boy with headache : MRI. / Chin, S. C.; Chen, C. Y.; Lee, C. C.; Chen, F. H.; Lee, K. W.; Hsiao, H. S.; Zimmerman, R. A.

In: Neuroradiology, Vol. 40, No. 3, 1998, p. 181-183.

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Chin, SC, Chen, CY, Lee, CC, Chen, FH, Lee, KW, Hsiao, HS & Zimmerman, RA 1998, 'Giant arachnoid granulation mimicking dural sinus thrombosis in a boy with headache: MRI', Neuroradiology, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 181-183. https://doi.org/10.1007/s002340050564
Chin, S. C. ; Chen, C. Y. ; Lee, C. C. ; Chen, F. H. ; Lee, K. W. ; Hsiao, H. S. ; Zimmerman, R. A. / Giant arachnoid granulation mimicking dural sinus thrombosis in a boy with headache : MRI. In: Neuroradiology. 1998 ; Vol. 40, No. 3. pp. 181-183.
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