Genomes and Genes
cranial nerve neoplasms
Summary: Benign and malignant neoplasms that arise from one or more of the twelve cranial nerves.
Publications158 found, 100 shown here
- [Pediatric facial paralysis:is it a "bell" or "alarming bell"?]Olli Lohi
TAYS lastenklinikka, Tampere
Duodecim 121:847-9. 2005
- Right posterolateral thoracotomy for excision of a left intrathoracic vagus nerve schwannomaKevin L Price
Department of Surgery, Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO 80218, USA
Am J Surg 192:255-6. 2006
- Thoracoscopic removal of middle mediastinal schwannoma originating from recurrent nerveK Sasaki
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Toranomon Hospital, Minato city, Tokyo, Japan
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:375-7. 2008..To our knowledge, thoracoscopic removal of a left recurrent nerve schwannoma has not been reported in the literature before...
- Vestibular-like facial nerve schwannomaRomain E Kania
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris VII University, Lariboisiere Hospital, 2, rue Ambroise Pare, 75010 Paris, France
Auris Nasus Larynx 31:212-9. 2004..To evaluate the prevalence as well as the management of primary facial nerve schwannoma (PFNS) presenting as vestibular schwannoma...
- Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the oculomotor nerveD Kozic
Diagnostic Imaging Center, Institute of Oncology, Sremska Kamenica, Serbia and Montenegro
Acta Radiol 47:595-8. 2006..1H-MR spectroscopy was helpful in excluding an intra-axial neoplasm with exophytic growth, mainly due to the absence of creatine and N-acetyl aspartate peaks, and markedly elevated choline peak...
- Facial nerve schwannoma presenting as a tympanic massSejal P Sarolia
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
Ear Nose Throat J 85:366, 368. 2006
- Malignant lymphoma of the trigeminal region. Case illustrationKetan R Bulsara
J Neurooncol 73:279-80. 2005
- Bilateral vidian nerve schwannomas associated with facial palsy. Case report and review of the literatureJin Hwan Cheong
Department of Neurosurgery, Hanyang University Guri Hospital, College of Medicine, Guri, Korea
J Neurosurg 104:835-9. 2006..On histopathological examination, the masses were confirmed as schwannomas. The clinical presentation and probable histogenesis of schwannomas arising in this location are discussed together with a review of the literature...
- Malignant epithelioid cranial nerve sheath tumor: case report of a radiation responseBarbara J Fisher
Department of Radiation Oncology, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
J Neurooncol 78:173-7. 2006..The patient expired from brainstem compression 7 years after initial radiotherapy. The long-term control of the original tumor despite positive margins argues for the use of radiotherapy in the treatment of these tumors...
- The many faces of facial nerve schwannomaR H Wiggins
Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 1140, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:694-9. 2006..The purpose of this study is to identify how often the FNS imaging findings conform to this description and determine whether there are underlying anatomic explanations for the discrepant imaging appearances identified...
- Metastatic carcinoma mimicking a facial nerve schwannoma: the role of computerized tomography in diagnosisR Suryanarayanan
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
J Laryngol Otol 119:1010-2. 2005..The case highlights the importance of keeping a high degree of suspicion for metastatic tumours in patients with a previous history of malignancy and the usefulness of CT scan in the evaluation of such cases...
- [What is your diagnosis? Schwannoma of the trigeminal nerve]M Benrami
Service de Radiologie, Hôpital d enfants Maternité, CH Ibn Sina, Rabat, Maroc
J Radiol 86:969-71. 2005
- Chordoma mimicking the trigeminal schwannoma: a case reportChia Ying Lu
Department of Medical Imaging, School of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, 100 Tzyou 1st Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
Clin Imaging 28:187-90. 2004..However, the histopathological findings reveal a chordoma. Bony destruction in the right petrous bone and clivus provides a hint to make appropriate diagnosis...
- [Schwannoma of the facial nerve--a rare disease, the choice of diagnostic imaging is very important]Lotte Rosenvinge
Odense Universitetshospital, Ore, naese, Halskirurgisk Afdeling F
Ugeskr Laeger 167:1530-1. 2005
- An analysis of diagnostic delay in unilateral facial paralysisA Alaani
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
J Laryngol Otol 119:184-8. 2005..Radiologists with a special interest and experience in otoneurological radiology should ideally report these images, and a close co-operation between ENT surgeon and radiologist is essential in arriving at a proper diagnosis...
- Clinical experience with Leksell gamma knife in the treatment of trigeminal schwannomasEn Min Wang
Department of Neurosurgery Gamma Knife Center, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, China
Chin Med J (Engl) 118:436-40. 2005
- Intratemporal facial nerve schwannoma: a management dilemmaRonen Perez
Department of Otolaryngology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center, and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Otol Neurotol 26:121-6. 2005..To report the findings in patients with facial nerve schwannoma in whom surgery was elected at onset versus patients treated expectantly...
- Removal of infratemporal fossa schwannoma via a transmandibular transpterygoid approachJong Lyel Roh
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Cancer Research Institute, Chungnam National University College of Medicine, 640 Daesa Dong Chung Gu, 301 040 Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:428-31. 2005..The schwannoma was completely removed by a transmandibular transpterygoid approach with no major complications. This case is discussed with a review of the literature on this rare occurrence, focusing on the surgical approach...
- Pathological laughter in trigeminal schwannoma: case report and review of the literatureAnita Jagetia
Department of Neurosurgery, G B Pant Hospital and Associated Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 110002, India
Neurosurg Rev 29:348-52; discussion 352. 2006..This case supports the role of the brainstem, especially the pons, in the control of laughter and, perhaps, of the medial temporal lobe too...
- [MRI performance and diagnosis of schwannomas from cranial nerves in posterior cranial fossae]Sui Qiao Huang
Department of Radiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yet Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510120, P R China
Ai Zheng 25:1178-82. 2006..This study was to explore MRI performances and features of schwannomas from cranial nerves in posterior cranial fossae...
- Malignant trigeminal schwannoma extending into the anterior skull baseS Chibbaro
Department of Neurosurgery, Lariboisiere Hospital, Paris, France
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 150:599-604. 2008..In this report, we discuss the sporadic occurrence of these tumours, the histo-pathological features and the management strategy along with a review of the literature...
- A case of masticatory disturbance incidental to trigeminal schwannoma: changes in occlusal force and masticatory sensation before and after radiosurgeryM Iikubo
Department of Oral Diagnosis, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Sendai, Japan
Br J Radiol 81:e84-7. 2008..Gamma-knife radiosurgery resulted in a significant improvement in masticatory sensation following an increase in occlusal force...
- Schwannoma of the facial nerve involving the middle cranial fossa: case reportKe Sai
State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China, Department of Neurosurgery, Cancer Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510060, China
Chin Med J (Engl) 120:2334-6. 2007
- MRI findings of the normal and diseased trigeminal nerve ganglion and branches: a pictorial reviewV Vandevyver
Department of Radiology, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
JBR-BTR 90:272-7. 2007..We report the MRI findings and illustrate the normal and diseased trigeminal nerve at Meckel's cave, the cavernous sinus, the skull base foramina, the pterygopalatine fossa and the peripheral branches...
- Gamma-knife radiosurgery in the treatment of trigeminal schwannomasS Peker
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Unit, Department of Neurosurgery, Acibadem Kozyatagi Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149:1133-7; discussion 1137. 2007..07%-0.28% of all intracranial tumours. Advances in skull base surgery have led to more aggressive resection of these tumours, but surgery may associated with development of new neurological deficits...
- Dura-based giant intracranial schwannoma in the middle fossaToshitaka Inui
Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 47:367-70. 2007..The operative findings indicated that this schwannoma may have arisen from the meningeal branch of the trigeminal nerve in the dura mater of the middle fossa...
- Primary tumours of the facial nerve: diagnostic and surgical treatment experience in Chinese PLA General HospitalLiangfa Liu
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China
Acta Otolaryngol 127:993-9. 2007..During tumour resection facial nerve continuity should be maintained and reconstructed in one stage wherever possible. If this is not a viable option, second-stage surgery should be performed as soon as possible after surgery...
- Surgical treatment of trigeminal schwannomasM Necmettin Pamir
Department of Neurosurgery, Marmara University, Neurological Sciences Institute, Acibadem Kozyatagi Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Neurosurg Rev 30:329-37; discussion 337. 2007..We present an algorithm for surgical management of trigeminal schwannomas based on our experience and information from the literature...
- [Schwannoma originating from a mediastinal vagal nerve resected by video-assisted thoracic surgery: a case report]Masamichi Takagi
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Jikei University Kashiwa Hospital
Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 45:499-502. 2007..Careful consideration should be given to the indication of video-assisted thoracic surgery for neurogenic mediastinal tumors since postoperative dysfunction may occur...
- [Huge facial nerve schwannoma extending into the middle cranial fossa without facial palsy: case report]Ryosuke Mori
Department of Neurosurgery, Jikei University School of Medicine, Daisan Hospital, 4 11 1 Izumihoncho, Komae shi, Tokyo 201 8601, Japan
No Shinkei Geka 35:591-8. 2007..The symptom is conductive hearing loss caused by the tumor extending into the tympanic cavity. We should bear in mind that there is a also rare type of facial nerve schwannoma manifesting hearing disturbance alone...
- Giant dumbbell-shaped middle cranial fossa trigeminal schwannoma with extension to the infratemporal and posterior fossaeA T Kouyialis
Department of Neurosurgery, Evangelismos Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149:959-63; discussion 964. 2007..Among these, only three were located in three distinct compartments, making this the rarest developmental pattern for trigeminal neurinomas...
- Management of facial nerve schwannoma in patients with favorable facial functionJong Dae Lee
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Laryngoscope 117:1063-8. 2007..We report six cases of facial nerve schwannomas in which surgical management allowed the preservation of facial nerve function. Specifically, this paper reports that a stripping surgery may provide favorable functional outcomes...
- Intracanalicular facial nerve schwannomaHun Yi Park
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Otol Neurotol 28:376-80. 2007..To investigate the capability of preoperative evaluations in predicting the precise anatomic origin of intracanalicular tumors...
- Intraparotid facial nerve schwannoma. What to do?A Kreeft
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Clin Otolaryngol 32:125-9. 2007....
- Surgical management of jugular foramen schwannomas with hearing and facial nerve function preservation: a series of 23 cases and review of the literatureMario Sanna
Gruppo Otologico, Piacenza Rome, Rome, Italy
Laryngoscope 116:2191-204. 2006..The objective of this retrospective study was to analyze the management and outcome in a series of 23 cases collected at a single center...
- Secondary intermedius neuralgia-like pain in a young childH M Da Silva
Instituto de Neurologia e Cefaléia, Rua Casemiro de Abreu 544, Ribeirao Preto, CEP 14030 060 São Paulo, RP, Brazil
Cephalalgia 26:1483-4. 2006
- Dural tail: another face of facial nerve schwannoma?Alessandro Stasolla
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1804; author reply 1805. 2006
- Cystic trigeminal schwannoma with fluid-fluid levelsJ C Mendez
Eur Radiol 14:1941-3. 2004
- Surgical treatment of intracavernous trigeminal schwannomas via a fronto-temporal epidural approachGiuseppe Mariniello
Department of Neurosurgery, Federico II University School of Medicine, 5 Via S Pansini, Naples 80131, Italy
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 106:104-9. 2004....
- Trigeminal schwannoma associated with pathological laughter and cryingM J Virani
Department of Neurosurgery, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, 400 026, India
Neurol India 49:162-5. 2001..No recurrence of laughter and crying attacks were noted after total removal of the tumour. Theories of mechanism of pathological laughter and crying reported in the literature are reviewed...
- Isolated trigeminal nerve sarcoid granuloma mimicking trigeminal schwannoma: case reportAlfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
Neurosurgery 52:700-5 discussion 704-5. 2003..Sarcoid of the trigeminal nerve is exceedingly rare and can mimic trigeminal schwannoma. We review the literature on sarcoid granulomas of the trigeminal nerve and compare their radiological features with the more common schwannoma...
- Facial nerve tumor (mastoid portion)Manuel Trujillo Peco
Neuroradiology Service, University Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
Ear Nose Throat J 81:618-9. 2002
- Facial nerve schwannoma in revision stapedotomy surgerySebastien Schmerber
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Grenoble, BP 217, 38043 Grenoble Cedex 09, France
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 261:256-8. 2004..The Teflon-piston was repositioned with difficulties in the central platinotomy, and the facial schwannoma was left intact...
- Positive tensilon test and intracranial tumor: a case reportM Gupta
Department of Ophthalmology, O Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Eur J Ophthalmol 13:590-2. 2003..To report a case of intracranial tumor in a patient with positive tensilon test...
- [Facial nerve schwannoma in the inner auditory canal and geniculate ganglion]H Steinhart
HNO Klinik, Universität Erlangen Nuremberg, Waldstrasse 1, 91054 Erlangen Helmut
HNO 51:640-5. 2003..In particular, we want to analyse the influence of diagnostic techniques, such as magnetic resonance tomography and electrophysiology, on the diagnosis of these tumors...
- Management of intratemporal facial nerve schwannomaChong Sun Kim
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Otol Neurotol 24:312-6. 2003..The aim of this study was to report a series of 18 facial nerve schwannomas, including 2 infantile cases...
- Long-term outcome of trigeminal neurinomas with modified classification focusing on petrous erosionHo Shin Gwak
Department of Neurosurgery, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
Surg Neurol 60:39-48; discussion 48. 2003..Modified classification based on the tumor distribution over petrous ridge is suggested to select the optimal surgical approach and to predict the outcome...
- Tentorial schwannoma: a case reportN Ozawa
Departments of Radiology and Neurosurgery, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 5 7 Asahimachi Abeno ku Osaka 545 8585 Japan
Br J Radiol 76:421-4. 2003..We speculate that the tumour arose from the tentorial branch of the trigeminal nerve. The literature concerning intracranial schwannoma unrelated to a major cranial nerve is reviewed...
- Cervical cystic schwannoma of the vagus nerve: diagnostic and surgical challengeLloyd C Ford
Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, California 94611, USA
J Otolaryngol 32:61-3. 2003
- [Schwannoma of the geniculate ganglion]U Hahn
Rofo 175:287-8. 2003
- [Facial neurinoma: a possible surprise in the diagnostic approach to Bell's palsy]G E Forton
Universitaire N.K.O.-Dienst, Medisch Instituut Sint-Augustinus, Wilrijk,
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 47:389-96. 1993..Some surgical modalities regarding tumor removal as well as facial nerve repair are discussed...
- Cellular schwannoma of the posterior fossaA L Green
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:677-8. 2002
- Imaging diagnosis of middle ear lesionsJoel D Swartz
Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 31:4-21. 2002
- A case of multiple schwannomas of the trigeminal nerves, acoustic nerves, lower cranial nerves, brachial plexuses and spinal canal: schwannomatosis or neurofibromatosis?Jung Yong Ahn
Department of Neurosurgery, Pundang CHA Hospital, Pochon CHA University, Sungnam, 463 070, Korea
Yonsei Med J 43:109-13. 2002..Following is this patient case report of multiple schwannomas presenting with no skin manifestations of neurofibromatosis...
- The facial nerve: anatomy and common pathologyC Douglas Phillips
Department of Radiology, University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, 22908, USA
Semin Ultrasound CT MR 23:202-17. 2002..Each segment of the facial nerve may be involved by differing pathology. In this report we break down the facial nerve into more easily understood divisions and cover the common pathology of each of these segments...
- Internal carotid plexus schwannoma of the cavernous sinus: case reportUgur Ture
Department of Neurosurgery, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
Neurosurgery 52:435-8; discussion 438-9. 2003..Sympathetic plexus schwannomas are extremely rare and have never been noted within the cavernous sinus...
- Schwannomatosis in a child--or early neurofibromatosis type 2A M Shaida
Department of Otoneurological and Skull Base Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
J Laryngol Otol 116:551-5. 2002....
- Solitary metastasis from occult follicular carcinoma of the thyroid mimicking trigeminal neurinoma--case reportR Kachhara
Department of Neurosurgery, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 41:360-3. 2001..Radiotherapy was performed followed by complete thyroidectomy. Examination of the gross specimen found the tumor nodule. Clinically significant metastasis can arise from histologically benign and silent follicular thyroid neoplasms...
- [Gamma knife radiosurgery for trigeminal schwannomas]En Min Wang
Department of Neurosurgery, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200233, China
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 83:1576-9. 2003..To evaluate the role of gamma knife (GK) in the treatment of trigeminal schwannomas...
- Pathological laughter in a patient with trigeminal neurinomaAndre G Machado
Division of Neurosurgery, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 60:1000-2. 2002..The whole lesion was resected, revealing to be a neurinoma on pathological exhamination. She maintained a VI nerve palsy but had complete remission of the unmotivated laughing episodes during the one year follow up...
- Venous haemangioma of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerveB McMonagle
Department of Otolaryngology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
J Laryngol Otol 125:649-50. 2011..To present a rare cause of facial pain, and the differential diagnosis of a lesion of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve...
- Stereotactic radiosurgery of cranial nonvestibular schwannomas: results of single- and multisession radiosurgeryClara Y H Choi
Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA
Neurosurgery 68:1200-8; discussion 1208. 2011..Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) offers a non-invasive treatment alternative. The efficacy and safety of multi-session SRS of nonvestibular cranial schwannomas has not been well studied...
- [Spinal root of accessory nerve shwannoma: about a new case]M Bouaziz
Service de Neurochirurgie, hôpital Ibn Rochd, CHU d Annaba, 2, rue de Strasbourg, 23000 Annaba, Algerie
Neurochirurgie 58:258-62. 2012..The accessory nerve schwannoma localized in spinal canal is extremely rare; only nine cases have been reported in the literature until now. We report a new case of schwannoma at the spinal root of accessory nerve...
- Meningioma of geniculate ganglion: case report and review of the literatureMichael Collin
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department, AP HP, Beaujon Hospital, F 92118 Clichy, France
Acta Otolaryngol 133:228-32. 2013..Surgical management is discussed. A literature review revealed that only 17 previous cases have been reported during the last 50 years...
- Cerebellopontine angle metastasis of a parotid mucoepidermoid carcinoma arising from perineural invasion along the facial nerveJamie R F Wilson
Department of Neurosurgery, General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Br J Neurosurg 26:417-9. 2012..Surgical resection and targeted beam radiotherapy achieved a survival period of 9 months...
- What factors are associated with functional sensory recovery following lingual nerve repair?Adam P Fagin
Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:2907-15. 2012..To identify factors associated with functional sensory recovery (FSR) after lingual nerve repair...
- Bilateral Meckel's cave amyloidoma: a case reportN Gültaşli
Department of Neuroradiology, Erasme Hospital, 808, Lennik Road, Brussels, Belgium
J Neuroradiol 39:119-22. 2012..The final diagnosis of amyloidoma was made on the basis of histological examination of surgical biopsy specimens...
- Neurogenic tumors of the cervical vagus nerve: report of four cases and review of the literatureH S Gilmer-Hill
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, USA
Neurosurgery 46:1498-503. 2000..We report three cases of schwannoma and one case of neurofibroma of the cervical vagus nerve that were encountered at our center (Louisiana State University Medical Center) during a 31-year period...
- Malignant melanoma presenting as sudden onset of complete hearing lossL Currie
Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
Ann Plast Surg 47:336-7. 2001..Diagnosis relies on clinical suspicion (when multiple cranial nerve lesions occur), magnetic resonance imaging, and cerebrospinal fluid cytology...
- Metastatic sweat gland carcinomaB Doley
Department of Medicine, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh
J Assoc Physicians India 49:479-80. 2001..We report a case of sweat gland adenocarcinoma with bony and lymphnode metastases, and possibly secondary involvement of 7th cranial nerve. This is probably the first case in Indian literature...
- Intracranial trigeminal neuroma involving the infratemporal fossa: case report and review of the literatureAli Akhaddar
Department of Neurosurgery, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco
Neurosurgery 50:633-7; discussion 637-8. 2002..The clinical, radiological, and intraoperative features of these unusual lesions are discussed, and the relevant literature is reviewed...
- Acute sixth nerve palsy in a young man, beware of the 'red herring'E C O'Neill
Ophthalmology Department, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Ireland
Ir J Med Sci 179:301-3. 2010..Cranial nerve palsies has several etiologies including vascular insufficiency, neoplasm, trauma and inflammation. Isolated sixth nerve palsy is an extremely rare presenting feature of leukemia...
- Inflammatory pseudotumor of the trigeminal nerve: a neoplastic mimic you do not want to missJ G Seol
Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:1941-3. 2009..We present a case of pseudotumor originating from the trigeminal nerve in a patient who presented with headache and facial numbness. A high index of suspicion is necessary to diagnose this benign but locally aggressive entity...
- Intradural microsurgery and extradural gamma knife surgery for hypoglossal schwannoma: case report and review of the literatureA Tucker
Department of Neurological Surgery, Nishinomiya Kyoritsu Neurosurgical Hospital, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
Minim Invasive Neurosurg 50:374-8. 2007..A review of the literature and discussion of the respective benefits of microsurgery versus GKS and long-term follow-up issues are presented...
- Vestibular schwannoma volume as a predictor of hearing outcome after surgeryMislav Gjuric
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, KBC Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Otol Neurotol 28:822-7. 2007..To validate the prognostic capacity of several preoperative and intraoperative parameters of hearing preservation after vestibular schwannoma surgery...
- Facial schwannoma of the parotid gland in a childYusuf Kizil
Department of Otolaryngology, Medicine Faculty of Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg 18:175-8. 2008..The tumor was removed together with this communicating branch. Histopathologic examination revealed schwannoma. Facial nerve functions were normal after the operation, and no recurrence was encountered in a six-month follow-up...
- Intrasacral schwannoma: clinical presentation, diagnosis and managementK Muramatsu
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan muramatu yamaguchi u ac jp
Br J Neurosurg 22:790-2. 2008..Complete excision would appear to be the treatment of choice, but conservative treatment is an option provided the tumour causes no serious symptoms...
- Cranial nerve hemangioblastomas. Report of a rare case and review of literatureFabio Roberti
Department of Neurological Surgery, George Washington University, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Surg Neurol 67:640-6; discussion 646. 2007....
- [Solitary neurofibroma presenting as a tender soft-to-firm tumor at the temporal head region masquerading as temporal arteritis]Masato Inamori
Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
Rinsho Shinkeigaku 49:27-31. 2009..Therefore, it is important to understand that neurofibroma of the auriculotemporal nerve can mimic temporal arteritis and manifest with trigeminal neuralgia-like pain...
- [The middle fossa approaches]C Vincent
Service d otologie et d otoneurologie, Hopital R Salengro, Rue Emile Laine, CHRU de Lille, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac 125:289-93. 2008..Describe the surgical systematization of the different variants of the middle fossa approach...
- Abnormal deviation of subjective visual horizontal in patients with vestibular schwannomaMunetaka Ushio
Department of Otolaryngology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 117:641-4. 2008..This study was aimed to examine the correlation between the results of subjective visual horizontal (SVH) and other vestibular function tests in patients with untreated unilateral vestibular schwannoma (VS)...
- Vagal paraganglioma: imaging versus intraoperative findingsM Chirila
ENT Department, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu Haţieganu Cluj Napoca 400262, P Poienaru 16A, Cluj Napoca, Romania
Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:637-40. 2009..We performed complete resection of the parapharyngeal tumor, by transcervical approach, with sacrificed the vagus nerve. The histopathological report showed a vagal paraganglioma. After one year is no sign of recurrence...
- Giant hemifacial plexiform neurofibroma arising from trigeminal ganglionAina V H Greig
Craniofacial Orbito Palpebral Service, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom
J Craniofac Surg 20:833-6. 2009..The tumor arose from the right trigeminal ganglion in the middle cranial fossa, involving the 3 divisions of the trigeminal nerve. This affected the whole right side of the face. The principles of management are discussed...
- Cystic acoustic neuromas: surgical outcome in a series of 58 patientsSumit Sinha
Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
J Clin Neurosci 15:511-5. 2008..They are associated with a poorer surgical outcome in terms of facial preservation and overall result...
- Radiological factors related to pre-operative hearing levels in patients with vestibular schwannomasVenelin Gerganov
International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany
J Clin Neurosci 16:1009-12. 2009..Loss of hearing in the VS appears to be multifactorial. Determining the radiological parameters related to the hearing level can help to clarify the pathophysiological mechanisms involved...
- Brainstem compression from a trigeminal schwannoma presenting with pathological cryingIvan Paul Bhaskar
Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College, Ida Scudder Road, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632004, India
J Clin Neurosci 15:322-4. 2008..This case report confirms the involvement of the cortico-ponto-cerebellar pathways in the pathogenesis of pathological crying...
- Perineural spread in head and neck skin cancerM J Veness
Department of Radiation Oncology, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
Australas J Dermatol 41:117-9. 2000..Clinicians need to be aware of the potential for PNS because a group of these patients will die from this potentially preventable and treatable form of metastatic skin cancer...
- High-resolution computed tomography using multiplanar reconstruction for the facial nerve canalY Watanabe
Department of Radiology and Otolaryngology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 542:44-8. 2000..In conclusion, MPR images of the facial nerve canal are easy to obtain and are useful in detecting facial nerve schwannoma, traumatic facial nerve palsy and congenital facial nerve palsy...
- Balance impairment after acoustic neuroma surgeryDavide Tufarelli
ENT Rehabilitation Unit, San Raffaele Pisana Scientific Institute Tosinvest Sanita, Italy
Otol Neurotol 28:814-21. 2007..The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of balance problems after acoustic neuroma surgery, evaluating whether disequilibrium is disabling...
- Multicompartmental trigeminal schwannoma--a clinical reportAliasgar V Moiyadi
Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
J Craniofac Surg 19:1177-80. 2008..We report one such patient. The tumor was approached via a modified frontotemporal craniotomy with orbitozygomatic osteotomy. It was completely extradural and could be totally excised with minimal morbidity...
- Intracavernous schwannoma of the abducens nerve: a review of the clinical features, radiology and pathology of an unusual caseP A Lo
Department of Neuropathology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Sydney University, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
J Clin Neurosci 8:357-60. 2001..A literature search has identified only four other abducens nerve schwannomas arising completely or partly within the cavernous sinus. We review these cases and aspects of other ocular cranial nerve schwannomas...
- Effects of fast head turns on head, trunk and pelvis motions during standing and walking in patients with unilateral vestibular deficitN Paquet
School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8M5
J Vestib Res 16:279-84. 2006..Overall, the UVD had only a minor influence on the symmetry of head, trunk and pelvis kinematics during fast yaw rotation of the head executed during standing and walking...
- Determination of perineural invasion preoperatively on radiographic imagesKimberly J Lee
Department of Surgery, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:275-80. 2008..This study analyzed the frequency of preoperative diagnosis, radiographic features, and importance of the preoperative diagnosis in treatment planning...
- Predicting facial nerve invasion by parotid gland carcinoma and outcome of facial reanimationM Preis
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, 49100 Petach Tikva, Israel
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:107-11. 2010..Deep lobe involvement and large tumor size may identify patients at risk of facial nerve involvement. Reanimation is associated with good functional outcome regardless of patient's age...
- [A case of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor originating from the cervical vagus nerve]Yasutaka Kuzu
Department of Neurosurgery, Iwate Medical University, 19 1 Uchimaru, Morioka 020 8505, Japan
No Shinkei Geka 30:523-6. 2002....
- [Neurofibromatosis--an inborn genetic disorder with susceptibility to neoplasia]Marek W Karwacki
Klinika Chirurgii Onkologicznej Dzieci i Młodziezy, Instytut Matki i Dziecka, ul Kasprzaka 17a, 01 211 Warszawa, Poland
Med Wieku Rozwoj 10:923-48. 2006..There is no known medical treatment beneficial to both groups of patients. The mainstay of care for Nf patients is anticipatory guidance, and early detection and symptomatic treatment of disease complications...
- Usefulness of transcervical approach for surgical treatment of hypoglossal schwannoma with paraspinal extension: case reportKimitoshi Sato
Department of Neurosurgery, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Kanagawa 228 8555, Japan
Surg Neurol 65:397-401, discussion 401. 2006..Usefulness of transcervical approach to hypoglossal schwannoma with paraspinal extension is described herein...
- Melanoma metastasis masquerading as bilateral acoustic neuromasWalter T Lee
Head and Neck Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:505-6. 2005
- Unusual case of multiple cellular and malignant schwannomas of the cranial and spinal nervesT N Suresh
Department of Neuropathology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
Clin Neuropathol 22:23-9. 2003..The immunohistochemical and ultrastructural profiles of the tumors suggest that neurofibromas and schwannomas are probably not distinct tumors but lie within a spectrum that differs histologically depending on the predominant cell type...
- An unusual cause of dysphagia and dysphoniaV Di Lazzaro
Istituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
Neurology 64:922. 2005
- Optic pathway gliomasChristopher D Jahraus
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA
Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:586-96. 2006..Herein, we review the major features of optic pathway glioma, including epidemiology, pathology, therapeutic interventions, outcome, and treatment sequelae...