Spinal schwannoma

Case contributed by Ghazale Jamalipour Soufi
Diagnosis almost certain


Paraparesis and back pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

MRI study reveals an extradural extramedullary large mass with cystic degeneration that extends from the spinal canal through an expanded upper thoracic neural exit foramen, with a larger extraspinal component.

Case Discussion

Histopathology findings confirmed spinal schwannoma.

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