Schwannoma of the brachial plexus with intrathoracic extension.

  title={Schwannoma of the brachial plexus with intrathoracic extension.},
  author={A S Gyhra and Jamie Israel and Cecilio Santander and Dora Acuna},
  volume={35 9},
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