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Retroperitoneal "ancient" schwannoma - a rare case of rare location: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23399632     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Abstract Schwannomas are benign tumors derived from glial cells of peripheral nerve sheaths. They usually occur in association with Von Recklinghausen's disease and most commonly are observed on the head, neck, and upper extremities. Rare morphological variants may be misinterpreted as a malignancy under microscopic examination. The study presented a case of a sporadic "ancient" Schwannoma cell tumor located in the retroperitoneum. Literature data concerning diagnosis and treatment of the above-mentioned pathology was also reviewed.
Authors:
Dominik A Walczak; Rajmund Jaguścik; Bogusław Olborski; Wojciech Fałek; Piotr W Trzeciak
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Polski przeglad chirurgiczny     Volume:  84     ISSN:  0032-373X     ISO Abbreviation:  Pol Przegl Chir     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376426     Medline TA:  Pol Przegl Chir     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  646-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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