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Trigeminal Cave
Nervous System

Trigeminal Cave

Cavum trigeminale

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Anatomical Relations

The trigeminal cave surrounds the trigeminal ganglion and the three divisions of the trigeminal nerve, the ophthalmic, maxillary, and mandibular nerves.

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Trigeminal Cave

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Meckel's cave (trigeminal cave) is a cerebrospinal fluid-containing dural recess extending from the posterior cranial fossa to the middle cranial fossa that contains the trigeminal nerve, the trigeminal (Gasserian) ganglion and the trigeminal cistern (Figure 5).

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