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The so-called cavernous sinus is a venous pathway, an irregular network of veins that is part of the extradural venous network of the base of the skull, not a trabeculated venous channel. This venous pathway, the internal carotid artery, and the oculomotor cranial nerves cross the medial portion of the middle cranial fossa in an extradural space formed on(More)
It is classicaly admitted that the intracranial internal carotid artery after a first intracavernous segment, becomes intra-dural by perforating or passing through the dura. Since 1949, the first of us has refuted this conception as well as that of the artery floating in the venious blood of the cavernous sinus and has described to so-called cavernous sinus(More)
Intracranial diffuse arteriectasis may be located to the carotid and vertebral arteries and their branches separately or concomitantly and associated with saccular aneurysms and generalized arteriectasis. The principle clinical aspects of intracranial arteriectasis are cranial nerve palsies, particularly of the cerebellopontine region in association or not(More)