Posterior fossa vermian cystic schwannoma mimicking as pilocytic astrocytoma: a case report and literature review.

@article{Umredkar2011PosteriorFV,
  title={Posterior fossa vermian cystic schwannoma mimicking as pilocytic astrocytoma: a case report and literature review.},
  author={Alok Arvind Umredkar and Sunil Kumar Gupta and Bishan Radotra},
  journal={Neurology India},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 5},
  pages={756-60}
}
Intraparenchymal schwannomas are rare and most of the reported cases are in supratentorial region with frontal lobe being most common. Infratentorial location is very rare. We report a posterior fossa midline large cystic schwannoma with mural nodule mimicking as pilocytic astrocytoma. The pathogenesis and neuroradiological findings of intraparenchymal… CONTINUE READING