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an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

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Pulsed radiofrequency treatment of the Gasserian ganglion in patients with idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia.
Comment on "Pulsed radiofrequency treatment of Gasserian ganglion in patients with idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia".
The Gasserian ganglion rests in a groove, the trigeminal impression, on the petrous portion of the temporal bone (Kruger & Young, 1981).
The Gasserian ganglion and the proximal sensory and motor roots are enclosed in a dural envelope, which forms Meckel's cave (Kruger & Young, 1981).
1) In this letter, we describe a patient with breast cancer who had metastatic tumor in the gasserian ganglion.