Intradural Extramodullary Schwannoma

Clinical Findings and investigations

  • The patient a 35 year old gentleman presented with a severe neck pain and no other neuro deficit as such. He Had done a M.R.I. at Apollo hospital Chennai the report of which suggested intradural extramedullary S.O.L. at C2-3 level causing compressive myelopathy.——consistant with schwannoma / neurofibroma.
  • Eventually when he came to us he was suggested a surgical treatment.

Management

  • Total removal of the SOL under G.A. The histopathology of the specimen suggested a Degenerate Schwannoma.
  • Differential diagnosis – Vascular Malformation.

Pre Operative Images

Post Operative Images

2018-08-16T07:31:21+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Spinal Cases|