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What sort of disease is a cavernous sinus aneurysm?

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Dr. Michael Chen
Neurology 23 years experience
Brain aneurysm: A cavernous aneurysm is a common finding that if truly cavernous, indicates that it is located outside of the brain and generally carries a benign prognosis. It may be of concern if it gets sufficiently large (usually > 1.5 cm) and presses on important nerves. Treatment is usually endovascular, including now flow diverting devices. Smaller cavernous aneurysms are usually managed conservatively.
Last updated Mar 3, 2019

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