Schwannomas arising from the intracranial portion of the trigeminal nerve are rare. Jefferson classified these tumors into three types: tumors mainly in the middle fossa, predominantly posterior fossa tumors, and tumors with significant components in both middle and posterior fossae.
KeywordsCavernous Sinus Trigeminal Nerve Trigeminal Neuralgia Facial Pain Posterior Fossa Tumor
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