Glossopharyngeal schwannoma, an uncommon posterior fossa tumor: diagnostical and therapeutical aspects: a case report.

Abstract

Among posterior fossa tumors, schwannomas arising from glossopharyngeal nerve are rare; only about 30 cases of glossopharyngeal neuroma have been described. Though a typical 'jugular foramen syndrome' has been described for tumors of this region, the clinical onset may often closely resemble that of acoustic neuromas thus misleading the diagnosis. Because… (More)

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