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Schwannoma of the conus medullaris.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15639419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a rare case of schwannoma of the conus medullaris. A 38-year-old female presented with pain and numbness in her lower limbs. Magnetic resonance imaging confirmed a heterogenous tumour of the conus medullaris. A subtotal resection was performed and histology confirmed schwannoma. The literature regarding these rare tumours, and their cell of origin, is reviewed.
Authors:
Gökmen Kahilogullari; Zafer Aydin; Murat Ayten; Ayhan Attar; Atilla Erdem
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0967-5868     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-10     Completed Date:  2006-05-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  80-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ankara, Turkey. gokmenkahil@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Brain Stem Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery*
Female
Humans
Immunohistochemistry
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Microsurgery
Neurilemmoma / pathology,  surgery*
Neurosurgical Procedures
Pain / etiology

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