Spinal Schwannoma presenting due to torsion and hemorrhage: case report and review of literature.

@article{Jenkins2015SpinalSP,
  title={Spinal Schwannoma presenting due to torsion and hemorrhage: case report and review of literature.},
  author={Arthur L. Jenkins and Ankur Ahuja and Andrew H Oliff and Stanislaw Sobotka},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={e1-4}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT The presentation of a tumor due to torsion, with hemorrhage from presumed reperfusion injury as a result of infarction of the lesion, is extremely rare and may be different than typical tumor presentation. PURPOSE The aim was to describe a patient with a rare case of twisted intradural nerve sheath myxoid Schwannoma. STUDY DESIGN This was a case report and a review of literature. METHODS A patient presented with acute onset of severe pain was found to have minimally… CONTINUE READING
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