Coexistence of meningioma and schwannoma in the same cerebellopontine angle in a patients with NF2.

@article{Matyja2012CoexistenceOM,
  title={Coexistence of meningioma and schwannoma in the same cerebellopontine angle in a patients with NF2.},
  author={Ewa Matyja and Przemysław Kunert and Wiesława Grajkowska and Andrzej Marchel},
  journal={Folia neuropathologica},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={166-72}
}
The coexistence of schwannoma and meningioma in the same cerebellopontine angle (CPA) is uncommon. Especially, the presence of a single mixed tumour composed of demarcated or intermingled components of schwannoma and meningioma tissue is extremely rare. Such a phenomenon is mainly reported in a patient with NF2 or with history of previous irradiation. We present two cases of simultaneous occurrence of schwannoma and meningioma in the same cerebellopontine angle in young adult patients with… CONTINUE READING
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