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Histoarchitecture of the cavernous sinus

  • I. Krivosic

Abstract

It seems to us that the concept of the parasellar region should be evaluated by applied techniques. In classical, exclusively macroscopic dissections reviewed by Bedford (1966) [2] and modern stereomicroscopic dissections [4], there was evidence for the existence of one unbroken trabeculated canal surrounding the horizontal portion of the internal carotid artery and nerve VI. Architectural studies of dura mater foldsrealised by Taptas in [9] showed evidence of the extradural position of the parsellar lodge and favored a conception of the venous plexus as surrounding the ICA. The venous plexus concept was supported also by phlebographic studies and corrosion casts [6, 7, 8].

Keywords

Internal Carotid Artery Cavernous Sinus Dura Mater Sella Turcica Venous Wall 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Krivosic
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of NeuropathologyHospital B, C.H.R.ULilleFrance

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