Cystic schwannoma of the trochlear nerve mimicking a brain-stem tumor. Case report.

Abstract

A case is reported of a rare cystic schwannoma of the fourth cranial nerve which was interpreted as a probable intrinsic brain-stem lesion. The clinical approach to brain-stem tumors in terms of empirical treatment or surgical biopsy is discussed. 

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@article{Garen1987CysticSO, title={Cystic schwannoma of the trochlear nerve mimicking a brain-stem tumor. Case report.}, author={Pierre Garen and Caleb Harper and Chong-Gee Teo and Ian H. Johnston}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery}, year={1987}, volume={67 6}, pages={928-30} }