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Lateral Sinus Thrombosis Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Lateral Sinus Thrombophlebitis; Phlebitis, Lateral Sinus, Septic; Lateral Sinus Thromboses; Sinus Thromboses, Transverse; Thrombophlebitis, Lateral Sinus Show All >>

Networked: 45 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Lateral Sinus Thrombosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anticoagulants : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 13 results : IBA
  3. Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin (Heparin, Low Molecular Weight) : 3 results : IBA
  4. Oral Contraceptives : 3 results : IBA
  5. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 3 results : IBA
  6. Antral : 2 results : IBA
  7. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG) : 1 result : FDA 1
  8. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 1 result : FDA 20 Generic
  9. 6-Aminocaproic Acid (6 Aminocaproic Acid) : 1 result : FDA 3 Generic
  10. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase) : 1 result : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Lateral Sinus Thrombosis

  1. Otitis Media
  2. Mastoiditis
  3. Brain Abscess (Abscess, Brain)
  4. Infection
  5. Infarction
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Key Therapies for Lateral Sinus Thrombosis

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  1. Ligation : 1 study in 3 results
  2. Thrombectomy : 4 results
  3. Neck Dissection (Radical Neck Dissection) : 2 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 results
  5. Tonsillectomy : 2 results
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