A patient with swelling of the eyelid: ancient schwannoma of the supraorbital nerve (2010:6b).

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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.

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Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, lars.dejong@uzleuven.be.

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Name: European radiology
ISSN: 1432-1084
Pages: 2301-4

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