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Vol. 59, No. 5, 2011, pp. 756-760
Bioline Code: ni11225
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Neurology India, Vol. 59, No. 5, 2011, pp. 756-760
© Copyright 2011 Neurology India.
Posterior fossa vermian cystic schwannoma mimicking as pilocytic astrocytoma: A case report and literature review|
Umredkar, Alok; Gupta, Sunil Kumar. & Radotra, Bishan
Intraparenchymal schwannomas are rare and most of the reported cases are in supratentorial region with frontal lobe being most common. Infratentorial location is very rare. We report a posterior fossa midline large cystic schwannoma with mural nodule mimicking as pilocytic astrocytoma. The pathogenesis and neuroradiological findings of intraparenchymal schwannomas are discussed with review of the related literature.
Cerebellar tumor, intraparenchymal schwannoma, schwannoma vermian tumor
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