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Figure 8: Enhanced MRI coronal view. In this case, the left CS was really invaded. Observe how the left carotid artery is completely surrounded by the tumor (a). Patient was operated on through a TS approach and fortunately, the tumor was soft and so, it could be removed, including the intracavernous portion (b). However, biochemical remission of the disease could not be obtained.