Lesions of Meckel's cave (differential)

Lesions of the Meckel's cave are numerous. The aim of this article is to list them in an easy way for revision and assessment of differential diagnosis. 

Neoplastic

Meckel's cave tumours account for only 0.5% of all intracranial tumours. The most common histologies include:

Non-neoplastic

These need to be distinguished from Meckel's cave tumours: 

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rID: 6319
Section: Gamuts
Tags: refs, rewrite
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tumours of the Meckel's cave
  • Lesions of the Mecke's cave

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