A patient with swelling of the eyelid: ancient schwannoma of the supraorbital nerve (2010:6b).
Summary of "A patient with swelling of the eyelid: ancient schwannoma of the supraorbital nerve (2010:6b)."
We present a case of swelling of the eyelid and supraorbital anesthesia caused by an intraorbital tumor. The differential diagnosis based on imaging consisted of aneurysmal bone cyst, schwannoma, neurofibroma, dermoid cyst, and cavernous hemangioma. The surgical and pathological diagnosis was an ancient schwannoma of the orbit, a rare entity.
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Name: European radiology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20680630
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-009-1659-0
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A benign SCHWANNOMA of the eighth cranial nerve (VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE), mostly arising from the vestibular branch (VESTIBULAR NERVE) during the fifth or sixth decade of life. Clinical manifestations include HEARING LOSS; HEADACHE; VERTIGO; TINNITUS; and FACIAL PAIN. Bilateral acoustic neuromas are associated with NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 2. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p673)
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