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Cerebral sinus thrombosis most commonly affects the superior sagittal sinus (up to 80%) or the transverse and sigmoid sinuses (70%), with concomitant involvement of the cortical veins in up to 40% of cases. Women are more commonly affected, reflecting their unique risk factors, including pregnancy, the puerperium, and oral contraceptive medication. Other risk factors include surgery, head and neck infections, head injury, malignancy, dehydration, and connective tissue diseases.

Cerebral Sinus Thrombosis