Multiple schwannomas

Case contributed by Dr Amr Farouk


History of right thigh mass excision few years ago with recently detected thoracic mass on x-ray

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Left thoracic soft tissue mass is seen projecting over the left lung mid zone


Multiple solid fusiform masses along the distribution of nerves infiltrating throughout the celiac region, hepatic hilum & into the liver parenhyma. They are seen showing homogeneous low attenuation.

Other similar masses are seen at posterior mediastinal lower para-esophageal & left upper chest wall fuorth intercostal space.


Case Discussion

A histologically proven case of abdominal nerve sheath tumors (Schwannoma).The biopsy was obtained from the epigastric mass.


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Case information

rID: 54725
Published: 1st Jan 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: National cancer institute, Cairo, Egypt

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