the cavernous sinus

the cavernous sinus is a sinus of venous blood situated at the base of the brain on both sides of the pituitary gland
this image shows that sinus with the most important related nerves and vessels ( cranial nerves III,IV,V and the internal carotid artery)
1. tentorium cerebelli
2. occulomotor nerve
3. internal carotid artery
4. lacrimal gland
5. abduent nerve
6. trigeminal nerve
7. pons
8. cerebellum

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