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By Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty

ISBN-10: 1604060530

ISBN-13: 9781604060539

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These insertions form three dural folds: the anterior and posterior petroclinoid folds and the interclinoid fold. Together, these dural folds form the oculomotor trigone, through which the oculomotor nerve enters the cavernous sinus. The medial extension of the dura covering the oculomotor trigone is the diaphragma sellae. 21 In addition to the formation of dural septa and sinuses, the layers of the dura also separate around the sella and parasellar regions and the Meckel cave. 22 It faces the temporal lobe laterally and the sphenoid bone, sella turcica, and pituitary gland medially.

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Indd 29 of the lateral wall and a useful step to enhance extradural exposure of the anterior clinoid process for anterior clinoidectomy (Fig. 29,32 Posterolateral to the SOF at the site of middle cerebral vein drainage, venous channels are covered by meningeal dura only. 29 Unlike the dual-layered lateral wall, the medial wall of the cavernous sinus is composed of a single thin layer of dura that cannot be separated. This single-layered construction of the medial wall may explain the tendency for pituitary adenomas to invade the cavernous sinus.

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