Synchronous schwannomas of the hypoglossal nerve and cervical sympathetic chain.

  title={Synchronous schwannomas of the hypoglossal nerve and cervical sympathetic chain.},
  author={R{\'o}bert K{\'a}rp{\'a}ti and L A Loevner and D M Cunning and David M. Yousem and Shusen Li and Randal S. Weber},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={171 6},
chwannomas are tumon arising Ilom the myelin-producing Schwann cells of the peripheral sensory nervous system. Of those occuning in the head and neck region, most are infracranial. lnvolvement of cranial nerves containing motor fibers alone is uncharacteristic. Schwannomas of the l2th cranial nerve are rare, with most originating intracranially, although some may extend extracranially with prolonged growth. Hypoglossal nerve schwannomas may rarely arise exclusively along the extracranial… CONTINUE READING

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