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Intracranial Sinus Thrombosis (Sinus Thrombosis) Summary

Description: Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the CRANIAL SINUSES, large endothelium-lined venous channels situated within the SKULL. Intracranial sinuses, also called cranial venous sinuses, include the superior sagittal, cavernous, lateral, petrous sinuses, and many others. Cranial sinus thrombosis can lead to severe HEADACHE; SEIZURE; and other neurological defects.

Also Known As: Sinus Thrombosis; Sinus Thrombosis, Intracranial; Petrous Sinus Thrombophlebitis; Cranial Sinus Thromboses; Intracranial Sinus Thrombophlebitides Show All >>

Networked: 404 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 27 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Intracranial Sinus Thrombosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 42 results : FDA 74 Generic
  2. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 17 results : FDA 2
  3. Anticoagulants : 1 outcome in 9 results : IBA
  4. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 outcome in 9 results : IBA
  5. Protein S : 1 outcome in 6 results : IBA
  6. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 2
  7. Streptokinase : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 1
  8. Indomethacin (Indometacin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 56 Generic
  9. rituximab (Mabthera) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 3
  10. factor V Leiden : 2 studies in 16 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Intracranial Sinus Thrombosis

  1. Infarction
  2. Papilledema
  3. Antiphospholipid Syndrome (Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome)
  4. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage)
  5. Neurologic Manifestations (Neurological Manifestations)
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Key Therapies for Intracranial Sinus Thrombosis

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  1. Thrombolytic Therapy : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 17 results
  2. Thrombectomy : 2 outcomes in 29 results
  3. Decompressive Craniectomy : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
  4. Stents : 1 outcome in 7 results
  5. Catheters : 1 study in 20 results
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