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230 Possible Causes for Inferior, petrosal, sinus

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  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    A neurological complication of inferior petrosal sinus sampling during investigation for Cushing's disease: a case report.[] More than one site in the superior and inferior vena cava was sampled before reaching the inferior petrosal sinuses.[] Petrosal sinus sampling: technique and rationale. Radiology 1991 ; 178 : 37 -47 Shiu PC, Hanafee WN, Wilson GH, Rand RW. Cavernous sinus venography.[]

  • Carotid Cavernous Sinus Fistula

    A carotid-cavernous sinus fistula was suspected, and an MRI demonstrated enlargement of the superior ophthalmic vein posterior to the globe and enlargement of the inferior[] A carotid cavernous sinus fistula is such a channel, that is formed between the carotid artery, one of the major arteries of the body, and the cavernous sinus, a venous sinus[] […] sinus, and of extracerebral contamination of blood in the jugular bulb due to blood in the inferior petrosal sinus, are discussed.[]

  • Ectopic ACTH Syndrome

    The accurate differential diagnosis of ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome requires bilateral inferior petrosal sinus ACTH sampling with oCRH stimulation.[] After resection of the ethmoid sinus tumor, her Cushingoid features and hypercortisolemia disappeared, but recurred after enlargement of a second mass in the maxillary sinus[] The ectopic source of ACTH production was confirmed after petrosal venous sampling was performed.[]

  • Cushing's Disease

    KEYWORDS: ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone; CRH corticotropin-releasing hormone; CS Cushing's syndrome; DDAVP desmopressin acetate; IPSS inferior petrosal sinus sampling;[] After intraoperative re-evaluation of the preoperative MRI, a "polyp" at the bottom of the sphenoid sinus was identified.[] OBJECTIVE: Petrosal venous prolactin concentrations have been promoted to improve the diagnostic accuracy of inferior petrosal sinus sampling (IPSS), beyond that achieved[]

  • Otitis Media

    Tone recognition thresholds of children with auditory status more affected by OME were significantly inferior to those of children with normal hearing or with minor hearing[] Abstract A case of transverse sinus thrombosis is described in an adolescent male with antecedent meningomyelocele corrected by surgery, and ventriculo-peritoneal derivation[] The patient presented petrositis and bilateral laryngeal paralysis with lymphocytic meningitis after six and eight months respectively.[]

  • Abducens Nerve Palsy

    KEYWORDS: Abducens nerve palsy; Dorello’s canal; Inferior petrosal sinus; Venous sinus thrombosis[] KEYWORDS: Abducens nerve diseases; Inferior petrosal sinus thrombosis; Mastoiditis; Otitis media[] Neuroimaging demonstrated a gadolinium-enhanced lesion in the posterior portion of the right cavernous sinus, and metastasis of parotid carcinoma was suspected.[]

  • Atrial Septal Defect Type Sinus venosus

    Pulmonary arterial obstruction due to a huge sinus venosus remnant. Circulation. 1998 ; 98 : 1150.[] From Dorland's, 2000. petrosal sinus, inferior a venous channel arising from the cavernous sinus and draining into the internal jugular vein. petrosal sinus, superior one[] In this paper, we describe a 46-year-old man with inferior-type SVASD who presented with arrhythmias and dyspnea.[]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    […] petrosal sinus).[] , when a very small petrosal sinus did not accommodate a catheter or plexiform venous anatomy could not be traversed to reach the petrosal sinus.[] Cavernous Sinus Sampling Cavernous sinus sampling has also been suggested as an alternative to IPSS. 25 Because the cavernous sinuses are closer to the pituitary gland, the[]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    Neurologic complications of petrosal sinus sampling. Radiology. 1992,185:143. Updated 1/14/15 BS and KKM[] Diagnostic errors after inferior petrosal sinus sampling. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004;89(8):3752-63.[] Levels of ACTH from the petrosal sinuses are measured and compared with ACTH levels in a forearm vein.[]

  • Gradenigo's Syndrome

    During the follow-up period, it was difficult to exam the tumor recurrence through the inferior meatus in EPMM because the lateral nasal wall mucosa of inferior meatus was[] MRI showed infective acute process of the right mastoid and partial ipsilateral sinus thrombophlebitis.[] In 1908, Baldenweck described the pathology of petrositis.[]