Fourth Ventricular Schwannoma: Identical Clinicopathologic Features as Schwann Cell-Derived Schwannoma with Unique Etiopathologic Origins

@inproceedings{Hodges2011FourthVS,
  title={Fourth Ventricular Schwannoma: Identical Clinicopathologic Features as Schwann Cell-Derived Schwannoma with Unique Etiopathologic Origins},
  author={Tiffany R. Hodges and Isaac Karikari and S M Nimjee and June Tibaleka and Thomas J. Cummings and Senthil Radhakrishnan and Allan H. Friedman},
  booktitle={Case reports in medicine},
  year={2011}
}
Background. To our knowledge, this is the sixth reported case in the literature of fourth ventricular schwannoma. The etiology and natural history of intraventricular schwannomas is not well understood. A thorough review of potential etiopathogenic mechanisms is provided in this case report. Case Description. A 69-year-old man presented with an incidentally found fourth ventricular tumor during an evaluation for generalized weakness, gait instability, and memory disturbance. Magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING

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