CASE REPORT: Schwannoma of the Psoas Major Muscle Presenting with Abdominal and Back Pain

Abstract

Schwannoma is a tumor arising from Schwann cells of the nerve sheath, which has no relation to the axis cylinder (1). This paper describes a benign schwannoma with lumbar retroperitoneal location in the psoas major muscle, incidentally discovered during a routine check up for chronic pain in the abdomen and the back. The purpose of this case report is to… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1024732310945

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@article{DSilva2003CASERS, title={CASE REPORT: Schwannoma of the Psoas Major Muscle Presenting with Abdominal and Back Pain}, author={Karl J. D'Silva and Amit J. Dwivedi and John M. Barnwell}, journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences}, year={2003}, volume={48}, pages={1619-1621} }