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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 126-128

Giant lumbosacral schwannoma in a child

Department of Neurosurgery, SMS Medical College, Jaipur (Rajasthan), India

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Rashim Kataria
Assistant Professor (Neurosurgery), 53, Mauji Colony, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
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PMID: 23248693

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Small spinal intradural extramedullary schwannoma are a common occurrence in the middle aged. However, giant schwannoma in pediatric age group is rare. We report one such case of giant extradural lumbosacral schwannoma in an 8-year-old child. Clinical features, histopathology and management of giant schwannoma is discussed and the present literature reviewed.


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