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Free Content Anatomic Variations of the Dural Venous Sinuses: A Primer for the Practicing Neuroradiologist

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The dural venous sinuses exhibit considerable anatomic variation. Firm knowledge of dural venous sinus anatomy and common anatomic variants is of importance for the practicing neuroradiologist to recognize normal variants from pathologic conditions. In this article, we review dural venous sinus anatomy and present common variants through an image-based approach.

Learning Objective: Review normal intracranial dural venous system anatomy and common variants.
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Keywords: DVS = dural venous sinus; SSS = superior sagittal sinus

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 2020

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  • Neurographics is the peer-reviewed, bimonthly educational journal of the American Society of Neuroradiology. The journal comprises articles selected from material presented at the ASNR Annual Meeting. Neurographics also publishes other high-quality submissions that are primarily educational and have a high emphasis on a pictorial approach. Neurographics offers CME credit for reading review articles and completing quiz-based self-assessment activities.

    Visit the ASNR Education Connection to view all available CME courses.

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