A teenager with a history of acute myeloid leukemia presented with headache, nausea and blurry vision over a 2 week period. The MRI of the brain was concerning for the presence of a myeloid sarcoma within the right sigmoid sinus. For evaluation of venous obstruction and the underlying lesion the patient underwent a cerebral angiogram and transvenous biopsy of the sigmoid sinus lesion using a stent retriever and aspiration catheter. The tissue extracted was consistent with myeloid sarcoma. This pathologic finding was consistent with the recurrence of leukemia and guided the targeted oncologic treatment.
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