Hemangioendothelioma of the cavernous sinus: case report.

  title={Hemangioendothelioma of the cavernous sinus: case report.},
  author={G Phookan and Alan T. Davis and Brian Holmes},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={1153-5; discussion 1155-6}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Hemangioendothelioma is an uncommon vascular neoplasm, and its intracranial occurrence is extremely rare. The occurrence of such a tumor within the cavernous sinus has not been reported previously. CLINICAL PRESENTATION We report a 36-year-old woman who presented with right-sided retro-orbital pain and diplopia caused by a right sixth nerve paresis. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a lesion within the right inferior cavernous sinus. INTERVENTION The tumor was… CONTINUE READING