Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 7, Number 1, January 2016, pages 4-6

Periodontitis Associated With Septic Lateral Sinus Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Imaging of a patient with periodontitis who developed cerebral sinus thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. (A) Gadolinium-enhanced T1-weighted magnetic resonance image reveals filling defect in the left transverse sinus, indicating thrombus formation within the dural sinus. (B) Magnetic resonance venogram shows absence of flow signal in the left transverse and sigmoid sinuses and internal jugular vein. (C) Chest computed tomography shows multiple pulmonary nodules with cavitation, which is compatible with septic emboli.