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