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Vagal nerve schwannoma--a new diagnostic sign.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2349165     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of vagal nerve schwannoma with a new physical sign is presented. The tumour was largely cystic and aspiration, performed twice, immediately elicited a cough reflex from the patient. Treatment was by total excision and the patient made a good recovery. Complete cystic degeneration of a vagal nerve schwannoma is uncommon. A search of the literature has failed to find any previous reports of fine needle aspiration causing a cough reflex in these tumours.
M S Morrissey; S L Sellars
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0032-5473     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  1990 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-07-12     Completed Date:  1990-07-12     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234135     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.
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MeSH Terms
Biopsy, Needle
Cough / etiology
Cranial Nerve Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Middle Aged
Neurilemmoma / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Reflex / physiology
Vagus Nerve / physiopathology*

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