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, facial sensation/movement pass.
The carotid artery also passes through this area. There are a variety of tumor types that can arise in this area ranging from benign/slow growing tumors-meningiomas /schwannomas to metastatic cancers. Treatment varies.