Facial reflex examination for assessment of subclinical trigeminal nerve involvement in the cavernous sinus
Encroachments made by a pituitary tumor on the flexible walls of the cavernous sinus are often evident only at the time of transsphenoidal surgery. The effects of lateral tumor extension on the trigeminal nerve in the cavernous sinus have been studied by a neurophysiological test, facial reflex examination.
KeywordsPituitary Adenoma Facial Nerve Latency Distribution Pituitary Tumor Cavernous Sinus
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