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CASE REPORT

Schwannoma of Left Infra Orbital Region – A Case Report With Emphasis On Advanced Imaging In Diagnosis

Dhanraj T, Vandana S, Kavya L, Yoga S

Keywords : schwannoma, peripheral nerve sheath tumor, Imaging of schwannoma

Citation Information : T D, S V, L K, S Y. Schwannoma of Left Infra Orbital Region – A Case Report With Emphasis On Advanced Imaging In Diagnosis. 2017; 7 (1):21-23.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-7-1-21

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; The Author(s).


Abstract

Schwannomas are uncommon neurogenic tumors that are typically benign, slow growing, and asymptomatic. The preoperative imaging provides us valuable information on location and origin of the tumor aiding in near accurate preoperative diagnosis. In rare cases such as schwannoma, it is critical to determine the origin of the tumor to preserve nerve function which is done with the help of the Magnetic resonance imaging modality.


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