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A spinal epidural dumbbell cellular schwannoma in an infant.
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PMID:  22325076     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Intraspinal schwannoma is a rare neoplasm in pediatric patients; cellular schwannoma is an unusual histological subtype of schwannoma. A six-month-old infant with an epidural dumbbell cellular schwannoma presented with progressive weakness of his arms and legs. A spinal MRI revealed an epidural mass from C5 to T4, and a complete surgical resection was achieved after laminotomy and facetectomy. The patient experienced a gradual neurological improvement and was still healthy without recurrence at the latest follow-up. The diagnosis of cellular schwannoma was confirmed on immunohistological examination.
Xiutian Sima; Weiying Zhong; Haifeng Chen; Chao You; Siqing Huang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2653     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Neurosurgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, 37 Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan, China.
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