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cavernous sinus
Mervin
Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018 3:28 AM
Joined: 9/20/2018
Posts: 3


Hello! I have recently done an MRI and it came back stating that I have cavernous sinus bilaterally. I am not sure but I don't think it is related to hearing though because it is related the the third cranial nerve but can this also affect the artery condition? Can it cause hearing loss?
radsrus
Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018 4:18 AM
Joined: 10/10/2008
Posts: 4435


Virtually everyone has cavernous sinuses on both sides. I am having trouble understanding what you are asking. Maybe you could give us some more information as to what concerns you and paste the entire MRI report into your response

Clinton A. Medbery, III, M.D. Southwest Radiation Oncology buddy@swrads.org
Mervin
Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018 2:05 AM
Joined: 9/20/2018
Posts: 3


Thanks for the reply. The MRI states that I have cysts in the cavernous sinus bilaterraly... What is a cyst?
radsrus
Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018 8:37 AM
Joined: 10/10/2008
Posts: 4435


A fluid-filled space. There are several types of cysts that can be found in that location. You should be seeing a good neurosurgeon, although no treatment may be needed depending on details. This is not likely to be something treatable with CyberKnife.

Clinton A. Medbery, III, M.D. Southwest Radiation Oncology buddy@swrads.org
Mervin
Posted: Saturday, September 22, 2018 6:57 PM
Joined: 9/20/2018
Posts: 3


This is interesting because you said to consult a neurosurgeon but isn't this an ENT area?
 

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