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Lateral Sinus Thrombosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lateral Sinus Thrombosis
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.525.425.500.562
C14.907.253.566.350.500.562
C14.907.355.590.213.350.500.562
Unique ID
D020227
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020227
Scope Note
Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the LATERAL SINUSES. This condition is often associated with ear infections (OTITIS MEDIA or MASTOIDITIS) without antibiotic treatment. In developed nations, lateral sinus thrombosis can result from CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; BRAIN NEOPLASMS; NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES; THROMBOPHILIA; and other conditions. Clinical features include HEADACHE; VERTIGO; and increased intracranial pressure.
Entry Term(s)
Lateral Sinus Thrombophlebitis
Phlebitis, Lateral Sinus, Septic
Septic Phlebitis, Lateral Sinus
Thrombosis, Lateral Sinus
Transverse Sinus Thrombosis
Previous Indexing
Sinus Thrombosis, Intracranial (1968-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2015/06/08
Lateral Sinus Thrombosis Preferred
Septic Phlebitis, Lateral Sinus Narrower
Lateral Sinus Thrombophlebitis Narrower
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