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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2021, 2(1); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2021.020102.

Intraspinal schwannoma: a case report


Zhong Yuke1,*, Dong Bo2, Yao Jie2, Yuan Puiwei2, Wang Zhankui2, Kang Wulin2

Corresponding Author:
Zhong Yuke

1Master of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, First Clinical College of Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Grade 2020, Xianyang 712000, China

2Department of Osteopathology, Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang 712000, China

*Corresponding Author


Intraspinal schwannomas are the most common benign tumors in the spinal canal, accounting for about half of the benign tumors in the spinal canal. They originate from the sheath of nerve roots, and most of them are located in the extramedullary subdural space. Most of them originate from the posterior root of the spinal nerve, and the affected nerve is fusiform and usually solitary. Clinically, once diagnosed, surgery should be performed. The posterior approach laminectomy is the most common surgical method. In this paper, a case of spinal schwannoma underwent surgical treatment. It was found that the preoperative MRI examination was inconsistent with the actual location of the tumor during the operation. The report is as follows.


Schwannoma, Surgical treatment, the lumbar spine, case report

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Zhong Yuke, Dong Bo, Yao Jie, Yuan Puiwei, Wang Zhankui, Kang Wulin. Intraspinal schwannoma: a case report. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2021) Vol. 2, Issue 1: 6-10. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2021.020102.


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