Malignant pigmented spinal nerve root schwannoma metastasizing in the brain and viscera.

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A 46-year-old woman suffered a meningococcal meningitis followed by a rapidly progressive lumbosacral pluriradicular syndrome. Myelography showed multiple nodules on the lumbar radices. A biopsy showed tissue with numerous Verocay-like bodies, spindle shaped and lymphocytoid cells which was diagnosed as schwannoma. There was a small group of polygonal cells… (More)

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@article{Cras1990MalignantPS, title={Malignant pigmented spinal nerve root schwannoma metastasizing in the brain and viscera.}, author={Patrick Cras and Chantal Ceuterick-de Groote and Mathieu Van Vyve and Aline Vercruyssen and J. J. Serrano Mart{\'i}n}, journal={Clinical neuropathology}, year={1990}, volume={9 6}, pages={290-4} }