[Case report of a malignant schwannoma in the neck with rare pathological findings].

@article{Hidaka2001CaseRO,
  title={[Case report of a malignant schwannoma in the neck with rare pathological findings].},
  author={Takao Hidaka and Takeshi Akisada and Tadayoshi Takemoto and Toshikazu Aihara and Makoto Hirai and Takayuki Harada},
  journal={Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai kaiho},
  year={2001},
  volume={104 3},
  pages={208-11}
}
In this report, we describe a rare case of a malignant transformation in an ancient schwannoma arising in the right side of the neck of a 51-year-old man. The patient was referred to our hospital because of a mass that had been present for three years. The mass, measuring about 4 x 2 cm, was elastic and hard, relatively well demarcated, and movable upon palpation. Aspiration cytology was performed, but the diagnosis was unclear histologically. The patient was placed under general anesthesia and… CONTINUE READING