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Mixed schwannoma with meningioma of the trigeminal nerve.
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PMID:  21045412     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mixed tumors composed of schwannoma and meningiomas are extremely rare and are usually associated with neurofibromatosis-2 (NF-2). So far, all the cases reported have involved the cerebello-pontine angle. Only two cases did not have a clear association with NF-2. We report a mixed tumor comprising of meningioma admixed with schwannoma in a 33-year-old male with bilateral trigeminal nerve schwannomas. The patient did not fit the existing diagnostic criteria of NF-2. The relevant literature, along with diagnostic criteria for NF-2 is discussed.
Authors:
Ayushi Jain; Vaishali Suri; Bhawani S Sharma; Mehar C Sharma
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pathology & microbiology     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0974-5130     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Publication Date:    2010 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605904     Medline TA:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  769-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India.
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