Schwannoma (intrathecal)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Patient Data

Gender: Male
MRI

Selected sagittal images demonstrate a vividly enhancing intrathecal mass is located below the conus. The differential diagnosis is primarily between a schwannoma and a myxopapillary ependymoma. 

Case Discussion

The patient underwent resection which confirmed diagnosis of a schwannoma

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Case information

rID: 7166
Published: 10th Sep 2009
Last edited: 19th Mar 2018
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