Sigmoid sinus

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Vein: Sigmoid sinus
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Dural veins. ("Pars sigmoid" labeled at lower right.)
Latin sulcus sigmoideus
Gray's subject #171 657
Source transverse sinus
Drains to internal jugular vein
MeSH Cranial+Sinuses
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
s_12/12739223

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



Each sigmoid sinus begins beneath the temporal bone and follows a tortuous course to the jugular foramen, at which point the sinus becomes continuous with the internal jugular vein.

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