A series of 16 patients with meningiomas of Meckel’s cave is reported. Trigeminal neuralgia, typical or atypical, was the initial symptom in 10 patients (%). Meckel’s cave. Trigeminal D Kirchhoff“Micromeningiomas” of cavum Meckeli. ( 3rd ed.) DE Nijensohn, JC Araujo, CS MacCartyMeningiomas of Meckel’s cave. Hemangioma do cavum de Meckel: registro de caso. Meckel’s cave haemangioma: report of a case. José Eduardo de Andrade Lopes. Serviço de Neurocirurgia.

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Meninges of the brain and spinal cord. A subtemporal intradural approach used in the past in every case is still used for the small tumors of Group 1 with good results. Within the dural confines of the trigeminal cave, there is a continuation of subarachnoid space along the posterior aspect cvum the cave, representing a continuation of the cerebral basal cisterns.

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Views Read Edit View history. Cisterna magna Pontine cistern Interpeduncular cistern Chiasmatic cistern Of lateral cerebral fossa Superior cistern Of lamina terminalis. These patients had large tumors arising from Meckel’s cave and secondarily invading the cavernous sinus five patients or extending into the posterior fossa two patients or largely growing into the middle fossa one patient.

The trigeminal cave is formed by the two layers of dura mater endosteal and meningeal which are part of an evagination of the cerebellar tentorium near the apex of the petrous part of the temporal bone. It envelops the trigeminal ganglion.

In this group, there were no tumor recurrences. Contact Help Who are we? You can move this window by clicking on the headline.


Denticulate ligaments Tela choroidea Choroid plexus Perivascular space. Trigeminal cave The trigeminal ganglion and its branches represented here as 1st division, 2nd division, and 3rd division.

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Top of the page – Article Outline. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sincefor tumors involving the cavernous sinus, we have employed a frontotemporal craniotomy with extradural clinoidectomy and ve and lateral approach to the cavernous sinus. Personal information regarding our website’s visitors, including their identity, is confidential. The trigeminal ganglion and its branches represented here as 1st division, 2nd division, and 3rd division.

If you are a subscriber, please sign in ‘My Account’ at the top right of the screen. Wikipedia articles incorporating text from the 20th edition of Gray’s Anatomy Meninges. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Group 1 comprises eight patients with trigeminal signs and symptoms only.

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On retrospective analysis, these patients fall into two clinical groups that differ also in prognosis. Outline Masquer le plan.

Access to the text HTML. Anatomical terminology [ edit on Wikidata ]. At admission, trigeminal signs and symptoms were present in 15 patients Epidural space Subdural space Subarachnoid space Cerebrospinal fluid. It is bounded by the dura overlying four structures:. The trigeminal cave also known as Meckel’s cave or cavum trigeminale is a dura mater pouch containing cerebrospinal fluid. Falx cerebri Tentorium cerebelli Cavun cerebelli Diaphragma sellae Trigeminal cave. Total removal was achieved in only one patient, and a worsening of the preoperative neurological status was observed in four patients; there were three cases of tumor progression.


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A series of 16 patients with meningiomas mecmel Meckel’s cave is reported.

Meningiomas of Meckel’s cave.

Total removal of the tumor was achieved in seven of eight patients, without adjunctive postoperative neurological deficits. The owners of this website hereby guarantee to respect the legal confidentiality conditions, applicable in France, and not to disclose this data to third parties. These patients had small meningiomas strictly affecting Meckel’s cavhm.

Group 2 comprises the other ,eckel patients in whom trigeminal dysfunction was combined with impairment of other cranial nerves.

As per the Law relating to information storage and personal integrity, you have the right to oppose art 26 of that lawaccess art 34 of that law and rectify art 36 of that law your personal data. Arachnoid granulation Arachnoid trabeculae. Trigeminal neuralgia, typical or atypical, was the initial symptom in 10 patients Retrieved from ” https: It is named for Johann Friedrich Meckel, the Elder. When the tumor extends toward the posterior fossa, we use a combined temporosuboccipital-transpetrosal approach.