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cavernous

 [kav´er-nus]
1. pertaining to a hollow.

cav·ern·ous

(kav'er-nŭs),
Relating to a cavern or a cavity; containing many cavities.

cavernous

/cav·er·nous/ (kav´er-nus)
1. pertaining to a hollow, or containing hollow spaces.
2. having a hollow sound, such as certain abnormal breath sounds.

cavernous

(kăv′ər-nəs)
adj.
Anatomy Filled with cavities or hollow areas; porous.

cav′ern·ous·ly adv.

cavernous

[kav′ərnəs]
Etymology: L, caverna, hollow place
containing cavities or hollow spaces. See also cavernous hemangioma.

cav·ern·ous

(kav'ĕr-nŭs)
Relating to a cavern or a cavity; containing many cavities.

cavernous

pertaining to a hollow, or containing hollow spaces.

cavernous hemangioma
cavernous sinus
see cavernous sinus.
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Post contrast T1 MRI weighted images detected diffuse enhancement in the area of the right cavernous sinus, extending basally towards the trigeminal cave and anteriorly towards the apex of the right orbit, with right-sided temporal-basal dural sheath imbibition and along the clivus.
Its primary symptoms include idiopathic granulomatous infammation of the cavernous sinus, superior orbital fissure, and/or the apex of the orbit (3,4).
Intramedullary cavernous malformations: clinical features and surgical technique via hemilaminectomy.
In this case, the patient showed seizure twice and was highly suspected with cavernous hemangioma after MRI and consultation.
The cavernous blood gases (Table 1) showed hypoxia, hypercapnia, and acidosis which confirmed the diagnosis of ischaemic priapism.
Cavernous degeneration of the optic nerve (also known as Schnabel cavernous degeneration) is considered a morphologic variant of ION.
2,4) The types of hemangiomas include capillary type, cavernous type, and mixed type.
KEY WORDS: Cavernous hemangioma; Spleen; Cystic lesions.
1) Type A or Direct fistula is a direct connection between the cavernous segment of Internal Carotid Artery (ICA) and the CS.
THS is a diagnosis of exclusion and it must be carefully differentiated from more malignant causes of cavernous sinus involvement and painful ophthalmoplegia.
Cavernous Malformations of the Central Nervous System in the Pediatric Age Group.
The etiology of THS has been attributed to nonspecific inflammatory process of uncertain cause that has been confined to the septa and wall of the cavernous sinus described as infiltration of lymphocyte and plasma cell, formation of giant cell granulomas, and fibroblast proliferation [1,2].