[Orbital schwannoma: clinical, imaging and surgical features].

  title={[Orbital schwannoma: clinical, imaging and surgical features].},
  author={R El Halimi and H Kharbouch and M Cherif Chefchaouni and Abdallah El Hassan and Fatiha Bencherifa and Amina Berraho},
  journal={Journal francais d'ophtalmologie},
  volume={36 2},
INTRODUCTION Schwannoma, or peripheral glioma, is a rare tumor of the orbit (1% of orbital tumors). Its diagnosis remains difficult and can be established only by histological analysis. We discuss through this case report the clinical, radiological and surgical features of this tumor. OBSERVATION We report the case of a young 38-year-old woman with high myopia and no specific medical history, presenting with a rapidly progressive decrease in visual acuity of the right eye, associated with… CONTINUE READING