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Anatomy of the cavernous sinus

  • Vinko V. Dolenc

Abstract

The macroscopic and microscopic anatomy of the parasellar skull base region has been increasingly investigated in recent years. As a result, the intracavernous anatomy of the nerves III through VI, the internal carotid artery (ICA) with its branches, and the related osseous structures and adjacent dural folds are well described [3, 12, 21, 23, 25, 33–37, 41, 42, 47, 51].

Keywords

Internal Carotid Artery Cavernous Sinus Petrous Bone Petrous Apex Superior Orbital Fissure 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vinko V. Dolenc
    • 1
  1. 1.University Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity Medical CenterLjubljana, SloveniaYugoslavia

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