Schwannoma of the brachial plexus with intrathoracic extension.

Neurilemomas (schwannomas) are relatively rare tumours, a high proportion of which develop in the head and neck.' A review of 480 benign neurilemomas recorded in the literature mentioned only 24 cases arising from the brachial plexus,1-5 all of which were characteristically difficult to diagnose, since they appeared as an increase in the supraclavicular… CONTINUE READING