Genomes and Genes
cranial nerve neoplasms
Summary: Benign and malignant neoplasms that arise from one or more of the twelve cranial nerves.
Publications206 found, 100 shown here
- [Pediatric facial paralysis:is it a "bell" or "alarming bell"?]Olli Lohi
TAYS lastenklinikka, Tampere
Duodecim 121:847-9. 2005
- Perineural spread of malignant melanoma of the head and neck: clinical and imaging featuresPatrick C Chang
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:5-11. 2004....
- Detection of perineural spread: fat suppression versus no fat suppressionHugh D Curtin
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1-3. 2004
- 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...
- 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
- Perineural spread of squamous cell carcinoma involving the spinal accessory nerve in an immunocompromised organ transplant recipientBrian N Streams
Divisions of Mobs Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California, USA
Dermatol Surg 31:599-601. 2005..In immunocompromised patients, squamous cell carcinoma is the most common skin cancer, and it also tends to behave more aggressively than in immunocompetent patients...
- 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...
- 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...
- [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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- [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...
- [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
- 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...
- 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...
- [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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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....
- 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
- 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...
- [Schwannoma of the geniculate ganglion]U Hahn
Rofo 175:287-8. 2003
- 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....
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Dural tail: another face of facial nerve schwannoma?Alessandro Stasolla
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1804; author reply 1805. 2006
- [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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- [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...
- 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...
- Imaging diagnosis of middle ear lesionsJoel D Swartz
Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 31:4-21. 2002
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- [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
- 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....
- 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...
- Cellular schwannoma of the posterior fossaA L Green
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:677-8. 2002
- Malignant lymphoma of the trigeminal region. Case illustrationKetan R Bulsara
J Neurooncol 73:279-80. 2005
- Audiovestibular findings prior to and after acoustic neuroma surgeryA Hahn
ENT Department, Third Medical Faculty, Charles University, Srobarova 50, 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
Int Tinnitus J 6:67-9. 2000..Our goal was to evaluate objective audiovestibular findings prior to and after surgery. Our analysis focused on the evaluation of quantitative parameters in speech and pure-tone audiometry and on the reactivity of the vestibular system...
- Imaging nuances of perineural spread of head and neck malignanciesMohannad Ibrahim
Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Neuroophthalmol 27:129-37. 2007....
- Gamma knife surgery for trigeminal schwannomaJason Sheehan
Lars Leksell Gamma Knife Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
J Neurosurg 106:839-45. 2007..In this article the authors evaluate the radiological and clinical outcomes in a series of patients in whom Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) was used to treat trigeminal schwannomas...
- Paraganglioma of the vagus nerve mimicking as a carotid body tumorDevender Singh
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Nizam s Institute of Medical Sciences, Panjagutta, Hyderabad, India
J Vasc Surg 46:144. 2007
- Surgical management of trigeminal neuromas: a report of eight casesD Moffat
Department of Neuro Otology and Skull Base Surgery, University of Cambridge, Addenbrookes NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK
J Laryngol Otol 120:631-7. 2006..A series of eight patients with intracranial trigeminal neuromas who underwent surgical management are presented...
- [Natural history of vestibular schwannoma]Yuhei Yoshimoto
Department of Neurosurgery, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine
Nihon Rinsho 63:321-3. 2005
- 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...
- Endoscopic excision of a supraorbital schwannomaA Mark Boustred
Department of Plastic Surgery and Ophthalmology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 23:66-8. 2007..This report describes the endoscopic excision of a benign supraorbital nerve schwannoma in a 5-year-old girl...
- Functional sensory recovery after trigeminal nerve repairSrinivas M Susarla
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:60-5. 2007..The aim of this study was to estimate the proportion of subjects who achieved functional sensory recovery (FSR) 1 year after inferior alveolar or lingual nerve repair and to identify risk factors associated with failure to achieve FSR...
- 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...
- Does packing the eustachian tube impact cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea rates in translabyrinthine vestibular schwannoma resections?Abraham Jacob
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
Otol Neurotol 28:934-8. 2007....
- Giant vestibular schwannomas: focusing on the differences between the solid and the cystic variantsN Mehrotra
Department of Neurosurgery, Nizam s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
Br J Neurosurg 22:550-6. 2008..In cystic lesions, VIIth nerve preservation was higher due to early decompression of the lesion that facilitated in early identification of the VIIth nerve, except in patients with type C cystic tumour...
- Immunohistochemical analysis of the purinoceptor P2X7 in human lingual nerve neuromasClaire R Morgan
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine and Surgery, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
J Orofac Pain 23:65-72. 2009....
- [Cerebral nerves - perineural tumor spread]S Bisdas
Abteilung für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Neuroradiologie, Radiologische Klinik, Klinikum der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, 72076 Tubingen
Radiologe 49:614-23. 2009..Familiarity with the pertinent anatomy, knowledge of the common spread pathways and an appropriate imaging strategy allow detection of the perineural spread of the disease in the majority of the cases...
- Factors predicting growth of vestibular schwannoma in neurofibromatosis type 2Eiji Ito
Department of Neurosurgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
Neurosurg Rev 32:425-33. 2009..007). Multivariate analysis identified no factors predictive of growth. After treatment, close follow-up is warranted for patients with onset at an early age...
- 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...
- [Two cases of intraparotid facial nerve schwannoma]Juan Carlos Villatoro
Servicio de ORL y Patología Cervicofacial, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Espana
Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 62:469-71. 2011..We present two cases of intraparotid facial nerve schwannoma that were diagnosed during parotid surgery, and describe the procedure and follow-up performed...
- Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in the parapharyngeal space: tumor spread through the eustachian tubeJ H Lee
Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:748-50. 2001..A temporal bone MR image showed an intensely enhancing solid mass in the parapharyngeal space, which extended into the middle ear cavity via the eustachian tube...
- Malignant schwannoma of the trigeminal nerveJ A Stone
Department of Radiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:505-7. 2001..Local tumor recurrence is frequent and may be mistaken for lymphatic spread. In this report, we emphasize the natural history of this rare tumor and discuss the importance of imaging in diagnosis and surveillance...
- Schwannoma originating from lower cranial nerves: report of 4 casesHirofumi Oyama
Department of Neurosurgery, Ogaki Municipal Hospital, Ogaki, Japan
Nagoya J Med Sci 74:199-206. 2012..Mechanical injury caused by retraction, extension and compression of the nerve and heat injury during the drilling of the petrous bone should be cautiously avoided...
- April 2002: 35-year-old healthy man with enlarging right parotid massElsa K Malcolm
Division of Neuropathology, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, USA
Brain Pathol 12:515-6, 521. 2002..This unusual case represents a solitary variant of plexiform neurofibroma presenting as a parotid mass in an adult patient without a personal stigmata or family history of NF 1...
- [Bilateral neurotrophic keratitis secondary to encephalic trunk metastasis]N Ibáñez Flores
Servicio de Oftalmología del Hospital Príncipes de España C S U Bellvitge, Universidad Central de Barcelona, Espana
Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 77:681-4. 2002..Local ocular patology was excluded. Systemic exploration showed a meningeal neoplasic infiltration and metastasis on the initial trigeminal nerve stretch. In our knowledge, this is the first case reported in the literature...
- 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...
- Subfrontal schwannoma without hyposmia--case reportHiroki Sano
Department of Neurosurgery, Kanazawa University Hospital, Kanazawa
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 44:591-4. 2004..The operative findings and absence of hyposmia suggest that the meningeal branch of the trigeminal nerve was the origin of the tumor. However, the possibility of radiation-induced reactive Schwann cells cannot be excluded...
- Management of vagal paraganglioma: is operative resection really the best option?Jennifer W Bradshaw
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
Surgery 137:225-8. 2005..The risk of bilateral vocal cord palsy has been reason to postpone treatment of this benign and slow growing neoplasm in hereditary cases. Postponement could be considered for solitary cases as well...
- Neurofibromatosis 2: two case reportsJakub Drsata
Ear, Nose, and Throat Department, Teaching Hospital Hradec Králové, Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Czech Republic
Int Tinnitus J 9:116-8. 2003..Important also is a genetic examination to exclude pathological NF2 genes in the first-degree relatives of the affected individuals...
- Vidian nerve schwannoma with middle cranial fossa extension resected via a maxillary swing approachKeigo Honda
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
Head Neck 30:1389-93. 2008..Vidian nerve schwannoma is an extremely rare type of facial nerve schwannoma. To the best of our knowledge, only 1 case has been reported...
- Microsurgical management of jugular foramen schwannomasCara L Sedney
Department of Neurosurgery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
Neurosurgery 72:42-6; discussion 46. 2013..Jugular foramen schwannomas are uncommon and surgically challenging lesions...
- Clavicular metastasis from malignant trigeminal schwannomaK Ganapathy
Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Chennai, India
J Clin Neurosci 10:485-92. 2003..Detailed immunohistochemistry confirmed similarity in histogenesis confirming that the clavicular deposit was a secondary arising from the malignant trigeminal schwanoma...
- Facial nerve hemangiomas: vascular tumors or malformations?Margo McKenna Benoit
Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:108-14. 2010..To reclassify facial nerve hemangiomas in the context of presently accepted vascular lesion nomenclature by examining histology and immunohistochemical markers...
- Extracranial head and neck schwannomas--a 10-year reviewDeb Biswas
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, Westbury on Trym, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK
Auris Nasus Larynx 34:353-9. 2007..To present our experience in managing a large case series of extracranial schwannomas highlighting presenting features, diagnostic difficulties, and outcomes associated with surgical treatment of these tumours...
- MR assessment of oral cavity carcinomasMari Hagiwara
Department of Radiology, NYU School of Medicine, 660 1st Avenue, 2nd floor Radiology, New York, NY 10016, USA
Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 20:473-94. 2012..Advanced MR imaging techniques may potentially better delineate true tumor extent, determine lymph node metastases, and predict treatment response...
- Intraosseus plexiform schwannoma of the mandible: immunohistochemical differential diagnosisFrancisco Vera-Sempere
Pathology, Medical and Odontological School of Valencia University, and Service of Pathology, Hospital Universitario La Fe, Valencia, Spain
J Craniofac Surg 21:1820-4. 2010....
- Revised surgical strategy to preserve facial function after resection of facial nerve schwannomaWon Sang Lee
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Otol Neurotol 32:1548-53. 2011..This report aimed to determine optimal treatment approaches and timing in patients with facial nerve schwannomas, especially those with good facial function...
- Glossopharyngeal schwannoma: review of five cases and the literatureT A Sweasey
Section of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor 48109 0338
Surg Neurol 35:127-30. 1991..This report of five cases is the largest series of these tumors. The presentation, radiological workup, operation, and long-term postoperative results will be presented, along with a review of the literature...
- Surgical management of giant trigeminal schwannomas extending into the parapharyngeal spaceHiroyuki Jimbo
Skull Base Center, International University of Health and Welfare, Mita Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 151:335-40. 2009..We report four cases in which the tumors were completely removed by using a combination of three approaches...
- Management of oculomotor nerve schwannomas in two different locations: surgical nuances and comprehensive reviewSunil V Furtado
Department of Neurosurgery, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, EPIP Area, Whitefield, Bangalore, 560066, Karnataka State, India
Neurosurg Rev 35:27-34; discussion 34-5. 2012..The authors review literature pertaining to this unusual lesion and elucidate surgical nuances which may have a bearing on outcome...
- 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...
- Acute third cranial nerve palsy from a third cranial nerve schwannoma presenting as a saccular aneurysm on three-dimensional computed tomography angiography: case illustrationRush H Chewning
School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
J Neurosurg 108:1037. 2008
- Idiopathic trigeminal neuropathy with trigeminal mass lesion on MRI: Neoplasm or not?Keita Sakurai
Department of Radiology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
Cephalalgia 30:968-74. 2010..The abnormalities spontaneously regressed in all five evaluable cases. ITNmn should be added in the differential diagnosis of non-specific mass-like lesions in trigeminal neuropathy and be observed carefully without surgical treatment...
- [Protection and functional repair of vagus nerve during the operation of cervical vagal paraganglioma]Wen Li
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610041, China
Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 26:721-4. 2012..To explore the clinical anatomy and the methods to protect or reconstruct the continuity and function of vagus nerve during the operation of cervical vagal paraganglioma...
- The retrosigmoid intradural suprameatal approach to posterior cavernous sinus: microsurgical anatomyA Koerbel
Eberhard Karls University Hospital, Tubingen, Germany
Eur J Surg Oncol 35:368-72. 2009..In this study, the authors analyzed the potential use of an extended variation of the suprameatal route to approach the posterior cavernous sinus for microsurgery of, e.g., petroclival meningiomas and trigeminal schwannomas...