Published on September 30, 2015
1. Cavernous Sinus MEHWISH ASLAM RAHEEMI
2. Dural venous sinus is bordered by temporal bone & sphenoid bone and is present lateral to the sella turcica.
4. Anterior: medial end of superior orbital fissure
5. Posterior: petrous part of temporal bone
6. Superior: optic tract, optic chiasm, and internal carotid artery Inferior: greater wing of sphenoid bone Medial: sella turcica and sphenoid air sinuses Lateral: CN III, IV, V1, V2, and Trigeminal ganglion
7. Venous connections
8. Tributaries to cavernous sinus 1. Sphenoparietal sinus 2. Superior & inferior ophthalmic veins 3. Middle cerebral vein
9. Venous Drainage 1. via sigmoid sinus into internal jugular vein
10. 2. via emissary veins, deep facial veins, and inferior ophthalmic vein into pterygoid plexus.
11. Clinical significance
12. Carotid cavernous fistula
13. Opthalmoplegia Tumor compression of cavernous sinus nerves passing through the sinus compressed extraocular muscle paralysis (opthalmoplegia)
14. ‘Danger area’
15. Cavernous sinus syndrome
The cavernous sinus (or lateral sellar compartment), within the human head, is a large collection of thin-walled veins creating a cavity bordered by the ...
An der Wand des Sinus cavernosus verlaufen mehrere Hirnnerven: Nervus oculomotorius, Nervus trochlearis, Nervus ophthalmicus, Nervus maxillaris.
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Cavernous sinus thrombosis is usually caused by a bacterial infection that has spread from the sinuses, teeth, ears, eyes, nose, or skin of the ...
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of cavernous sinus thrombosis -- a life-threatening blood clot caused by infection.
The cavernous sinus (CS) is one of the paired dural venous sinuses. Gross anatomyThe cavernous sinus is located on either side of the pituitary fossa and ...
Cavernous sinus thrombosis (CST) is the formation of a blood clot within the cavernous sinus, a cavity at the base of the brain which drains deoxygenated ...
Cavernous sinus: A large channel of venous blood creating a "sinus" cavity bordered by the sphenoid bone and the temporal bone of the skull. The cavernous ...
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Cavernous sinus syndrome is defined by its resultant signs and symptoms: ophthalmoplegia, chemosis, proptosis, Horner syndrome, or trigeminal ...