CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Asian J Neurosurg 2023; 18(01): 180-183
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1761236
Case Report

An Illustrative Case of Vein of Labbe Thrombosis Presented as a Glioma

1   Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Fatma Betul Saylak
1   Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Yavuz Ertugrul
1   Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Ozgur Ocal
1   Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Ergun Daglioglu
1   Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
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Funding None.


Cerebral vein thrombosis is a unique and rare type of cerebrovascular disease. The main challenge in identifying cerebral vein thrombosis is the presence of vague signs and symptoms that can resemble a variety of other intracranial pathologies. Our goal is to present the unique case of a young patient whose MRI scan revealed an abnormally enhancing tumor-like brain lesion that was heterogeneous in intensity and whose intraoperative view and histopathological findings were consistent with the vein of Labbe thrombosis, with ipsilateral transverse and sigmoid sinus involvement.

Publication History

Article published online:
29 March 2023

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