What is venous sinus disease?

Also known as: venous sinus occlusive disease, cerebral venous thrombosis, intracranial venous thrombosis.

The venous sinuses are spaces or openings between different layers of the brain that drain blood from the brain. When problems such as blood clots or other issues occur in the venous sinuses, it is known as venous sinus disease.

Reviewed by: Anuj Jayakar, MD

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