On initial computed tomography (CT), she had a large partially calcified thrombus in the distal portion of the superior sagittal sinus in addition to dilated deep collateral veins and mild ventriculomegaly.
What does SSS stand for?
SSS stands for Superior Sagittal Sinus
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Based on these findings, PRES and superior sagittal sinus thrombosis were considered the differential diagnosis.
Her death was due to heart failure caused by profuse haemorrhage stemming from injury to the Superior Sagittal Sinus (SSS, which runs through the centre of the brain), during the removal of the tumour," Judge Charalambos Charalambous said in his findings.
The sign consists of a triangular area of enhancement or high attenuation with a relatively low-attenuating center on multiple contiguous transverse CT images obtained in the region of the superior sagittal sinus.
[FIGURE 6 OMITTED] The distribution of those complications in Gallaghar's retrospective analysis was as follows: epidural abscess 23%, subdural empyema 18%, meningitis 18%, cerebral abscess 14%, superior sagittal sinus thrombosis 9%, cavernous sinus thrombosis 9%, and osteomyelitis 9%.
The most common intracranial complication was meningitis; others were epidural abscess, subdural abscess, intracerebral abscess, Pott's puffy tumor, and superior sagittal sinus thrombosis.
Craniotomy is generally performed around the vertex, allowing for access to all portions of the superior sagittal sinus, though careful intraprocedural positioning is required to adequately position the head above the heart to promote venous drainage while minimizing the risk for air emboli formation (Ekseth et al.
The site of thrombosis is variable, with the superior sagittal sinus most commonly involved, followed by the transverse, sigmoid, and cavernous sinuses (1).