Intraosseous schwannoma of the fourth lumbar vertebra: case report.

  title={Intraosseous schwannoma of the fourth lumbar vertebra: case report.},
  author={C J Chang and Jessica S. Huang and Y Claire Wang and S H Huang},
  volume={43 5},
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Intraosseous schwannomas (neurilemomas) are rare neoplasms. In one large series, schwannomas accounted for less than 0.2% of all primary bone tumors. These schwannomas most commonly arise in the mandible and have also been observed, very rarely, in the vertebra. We present a patient with an unusual intraosseous schwannoma in the lumbar vertebra. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 58-year-old man who was admitted to Cathay General Hospital had complained of numbness and pain in… CONTINUE READING