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Posterior fossa vermian cystic schwannoma mimicking as pilocytic astrocytoma: A case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22019665     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
Alok Umredkar; Sunil Kumar Gupta; Bishan Radotra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology India     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0028-3886     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol India     Publication Date:    2011 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0042005     Medline TA:  Neurol India     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  756-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
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