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Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.232.500
C10.228.140.300.525.425.500.375
C14.907.253.566.350.500.375
C14.907.355.590.213.350.500.375
Unique ID
D020226
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020226
Scope Note
Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the CAVERNOUS SINUS of the brain. Infections of the paranasal sinuses and adjacent structures, CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA, and THROMBOPHILIA are associated conditions. Clinical manifestations include dysfunction of cranial nerves III, IV, V, and VI, marked periorbital swelling, chemosis, fever, and visual loss. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p711)
Entry Term(s)
Cavernous Sinus Thrombophlebitis
Cavernous Sinus, Phlebitis, Septic
Caverous Sinus Septic Phlebitis
Phlebitis, Cavernous Sinus, Septic
Septic Cavernous Sinusitis
Septic Phlebitis, Cavernous Sinus
Thrombosis, Cavernous Sinus
Previous Indexing
Sinus Thrombosis, Intracranial (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/04
Revision Date
2023/08/24
Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis Preferred
Septic Cavernous Sinusitis Narrower
Cavernous Sinus Thrombophlebitis Narrower
Septic Phlebitis, Cavernous Sinus Narrower
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