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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Within the dural confines of the trigeminal cave, there is a continuation of subarachnoid space along the posterior aspect of the cave, representing a continuation of the cerebral basal cisterns. Contact Help Who are we?

Sincefor tumors involving the cavernous sinus, we have employed a frontotemporal craniotomy with extradural clinoidectomy and superior and lateral approach to the cavernous sinus. 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 keckel fossa one patient.

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Arachnoid granulation Arachnoid trabeculae. It is bounded by the dura overlying four structures:. 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.

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It is named for Johann Friedrich Meckel, the Elder. You may thus request that your data, should it be inaccurate, incomplete, unclear, outdated, not be used or stored, be corrected, clarified, updated or deleted. Access to the text HTML. A subtemporal intradural approach used in the past in every case is still used for the small tumors of Group 1 with good results. Trigeminal neuralgia, typical or atypical, was the initial symptom in 10 patients Group 2 comprises the other eight patients in whom trigeminal dysfunction was combined with impairment of other cranial nerves.

It envelops the trigeminal ganglion. Cisterna magna Pontine cistern Interpeduncular cistern Chiasmatic cistern Of lateral cerebral fossa Superior cistern Of lamina terminalis.

Group 1 comprises eight patients with trigeminal signs and symptoms only. 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.


These patients had small meningiomas strictly affecting Meckel’s cave. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat 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.

The Trigeminal Cave houses this ganglion. Tractatus anatomico physiologicus de quinto pare nervorum cerebri. Access to the PDF text. Outline Masquer le plan. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Total removal of the tumor was achieved in seven of eight patients, without adjunctive postoperative neurological deficits. Epidural space Subdural space Subarachnoid space Cerebrospinal fluid.

When the tumor extends toward the posterior fossa, we use a combined temporosuboccipital-transpetrosal approach. Wikipedia articles with TA98 identifiers.

Falx cerebri Tentorium cerebelli Falx cerebelli Diaphragma sellae Trigeminal cave. On retrospective analysis, these patients fall into two clinical groups that differ also in prognosis.

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At admission, trigeminal signs and symptoms were present in 15 patients In this group, there were df tumor recurrences. Views Read Edit View history. You can move this window by clicking on the headline. The trigeminal cave also known as Meckel’s cave or cavum trigeminale is a dura mater pouch containing cerebrospinal fluid.

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