Intradural extramedullary schwannoma
Low back ache for evaluation
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- multiple nodular intradural extramedullary lesions are seen arising lateral and inferior to the conus displacing it to the left.
- lesions are T1 and T2 mildly hyperintense to cord, appearing to originate from one of the nerve roots.
- they enhance intensely post gadolinium administration
The patient was referred to another hospital for surgery. Minimally invasive neurosurgical resection was done and a histopathological diagnosis of schwannoma was confirmed.