Spinal Schwannomas; Classification, Management And Outcomes

Ayesha Sohail, Anam Tariq, Qurat Ul Ain Virani, Hafiza Fatima Aziz, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Schwannomas are benign tumours of the peripheral nerve sheath. When they occur in spine, they are most commonly found in intradural-extramedullary location. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment. Radiation has a limited role in the management of residual or recurrent lesions not suitable for surgery. Here we discuss the existing literature on the outcomes of spinal schwannoma after surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2118-2120
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2023


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