Spinal schwannoma; analysis of 40 cases.

  title={Spinal schwannoma; analysis of 40 cases.},
  author={Jee Ho Jeon and Hyung Sik Hwang and Je Hoon Jeong and Se Hyuk Park and Jae Gon Moon and Chang Hyun Kim},
  journal={Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society},
  volume={43 3},
OBJECTIVE This study is to report our experience of 40 cases of spinal schwannoma. METHODS From 1995 to 2006, medical records were retrospectively reviewed in 40 cases of spinal schwannoma. RESULTS We treated 40 spinal schwannomas in 38 (22 male and 16 female) patients. The mean age was 50.2. Four cases were sited in the cervical spine, 11 cases in the thoracic spine, and 25 cases in the lumbar spine. Two patients showed recurrences. Thirty-eight cases were intradural-extramedullary type… CONTINUE READING
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