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cause of cavernous sinus tumor

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Cavernous tumor: Various tumors may affect the cavernous sinus such as meningiomas, schwannomas, invasive pituitary tumors, chordomas.
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Usually the: Tumors mentioned by dr chung invade the cav sinus. In addition, infections may cause a syndrome affecting the motor nerves to the eye that pass throug ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Various tumor types: The cavernous sinus is a venous sinus on both sides of the pituitary fossa, a complex area wherein the cranial nerves controlling eye movements, facia ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Spinks
21 years experience Neurosurgery
An important place: The cavernous sinus is a part of the system that drains blood from your brain. It drains blood from many of the deep veins. It is important because ... Read More
Dr. Karl Schultz
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Tumor: The cavernous sinus is a "lake" where many veins of the brain drain blood into. There are two such structures in the human brain (approximately behind ... Read More
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A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Oro
Dr. John Oro answered
42 years experience Neurosurgery
Healthy nutrition: The typical american diet is inflammatory. Scientist are beginning to study the original human diet which consists of lean meats, fish, vegetables, nu ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Sometimes: It really depends on each person, the size and location of the tumor, and other factors.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: This depends on the type of tumor and its size. The symptoms may include double vision and facial pain. There may also be a component of headache or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Oro
Dr. John Oro answered
42 years experience Neurosurgery
A skull base tumor: The cavernous sinus is a large vein sinus draining venous blood from the brain. It is located on the base of the skull just behind each eye. The sinus ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
No self treatment: A doctor who treats himself has a fool for a patient?! he will consult with a neurosurgeon.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
It may: See a competent radiation oncologist to find out what radiation is available in henderson - or seek another opinion in la.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Possible scarring: Pituitary adenomas are nearly always benign tumors, but can be quite locally destructive or infiltrative, making them difficult to remove from all of ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hassan Arshad
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See specialist : The cavernous sinus is a small area in the center of your head through which some of the cranial nerves pass. A mass there may or may not cause sympto ... Read More

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