Extradural transcavernous approach to cavernous sinus hemangiomas.

  title={Extradural transcavernous approach to cavernous sinus hemangiomas.},
  author={Ashish Suri and Faiz Uddin Ahmad and Ashok Mahapatra},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={483-8; discussion 488-9}
OBJECTIVE Cavernous sinus hemangiomas (CSHs) are uncommon lesions and comprise fewer than 1% of all parasellar masses. Because of their location, propensity for profuse bleeding during surgery, and relationship to complex neurovascular structures, they are notoriously difficult to excise. CLINICAL PRESENTATION The authors describe their experience with seven cases of CSHs. Headache and visual impairment were the most common presenting complaints, followed by facial hypesthesia and diplopia… CONTINUE READING


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