intracavernous aneurysm


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in·tra·cav·er·nous an·eu·rysm

an aneurysm of the carotid artery within the cavernous sinus.

intracavernous aneurysm

A local swelling (dilatation) in the part of the INTERNAL CAROTID artery that lies within the CAVERNOUS SINUS.
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The typical intracavernous aneurysm projects either from the anterior loop of the internal carotid artery within the cavernous sinus or from its horizontal segment.
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