Intracavernous trigeminal ganglion amyloidoma: case report.

@article{Bookland2007IntracavernousTG,
  title={Intracavernous trigeminal ganglion amyloidoma: case report.},
  author={Markus J Bookland and Carlos Antonio Bagley and Jacob Schwarz and Peter C. Burger and Henry Brem},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={E574; discussion E574}
}
OBJECTIVE Isolated amyloidomas rarely manifest in nervous system tissues. To the authors' knowledge, there have been 52 documented cases of primary amyloid tumors of the central nervous system and closely associated structures. The authors present a case of a woman with a history of presumptive trigeminal neuralgia who was found to have an amyloidoma of the trigeminal ganglion. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 32-year-old Caucasian patient presented with a chief complaint of severe numbness and pain… CONTINUE READING

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