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A 46-year-old man sustains a spider bite on his upper eyelid, and an infection develops. The physician is very concerned about spread of the infection to the dural venous sinuses of the brain via emissary veins. With which of the following dural venous sinuses does the superior ophthalmic vein directly communicate?



(A) Cavernous sinus

(B) Occipital sinus

(C) Sigmoid sinus

(D) Straight sinus

(E) Superior petrosal sinus
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