Locations of the venous sinuses


Superior sagittal sinus


Communicates with

  1. the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses through Frontal emissary veins.
  2. Usually right transverse but could go to left.
  3. Subarachnoid space through arachnoid granulations.

Other venous sinus

These include

  1. Inferior sagittal sinus
  2. Sphenoparietal sinus
  3. Superior petrosal sinus
  4. Inferior petrosal sinus
  5. Transverse sinus
  6. Sigmoid sinus
  7. Basilar sinus
  8. Intercavenous sinus