| Home | E-Submission | Sitemap | Editorial Office |  
top_img
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 33(3); 2003 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2003;33(3): 299-301.
Multiple Schwannomas: Case Report.
Jung Yong Ahn, Seong Oh Kwon, Eun Wan Choi, Byung Hee Lee
1Department of Neurosurgery, Pundang CHA Hospital, Pochon CHA University, Sungnam, Korea.
2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Pundang CHA Hospital, Pochon CHA University, Sungnam, Korea.
ABSTRACT
The authors report a rare case of multiple schwannomas associated with intracranial, intraspinal and peripheral involvements. A 63-year-old woman presented with a seven-year history of palpable lumps on both sides of the supraclavicular area and hearing impairment in both ears. On physical examination, no skin manifestations were evident. Facial sensory change, deafness in the left ear and decreased gag reflex were revealed by neurological examination. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed multiple lesions of the trigeminal nerves, acoustic nerves, lower cranial nerves, spinal accessory nerve, brachial plexuses, and spinal nerves. Pathological examination of tumors from the bilateral brachial plexuses, the spinal nerve in the T8 spinal position and the neck mass revealed benign schwannomas.
Key Words: Neurofibromatosis; Schwannoma; Schwannomatosis
TOOLS
PDF Links  PDF Links
Full text via DOI  Full text via DOI
Download Citation  Download Citation
CrossRef TDM  CrossRef TDM
  E-Mail
Share:      
METRICS
337
View
3
Download
Related articles
Cryptococcal Meningitis: Case Report.  1972 October;1(1)
Dandy-Walker Cyst Case Report.  1974 June;3(1)
Fibrous Dysplasia: Case Report.  1974 October;3(2)
Chondroma of the Sphenoid Sinus: Case Report.  1975 June;4(1)
Intramedullary Spinal Abscess: Case Report.  1975 June;4(1)
Editorial Office
#402, 27 Chilparo, Jung-gu, Seoul 04511, Korea
TEL: +82-2-525-7552   FAX: +82-2-525-7554   E-mail: kns61@neurosurgery.or.kr
About |  Browse Articles |  Current Issue |  For Authors and Reviewers
Copyright © Korean Neurosurgical Society. All rights reserved.                 developed in m2community
Close layer
prev next