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

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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