Spinal Schwannomas; Classification, Management And Outcomes

Authors

  • Ayesha Sohail Intern, Post Graduate Medical Education, Aga Khan University, Karachi;
  • Anam Tariq Clinical Trials Unit, Aga Khan University, Karachi
  • Qurat-Ul-Ain Virani Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Hafiza Fatima Aziz Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Shahzad Shamim Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.23-75

Abstract

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.

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Published

2023-09-13

How to Cite

Ayesha Sohail, Anam Tariq, Qurat-Ul-Ain Virani, Hafiza Fatima Aziz, & Muhammad Shahzad Shamim. (2023). Spinal Schwannomas; Classification, Management And Outcomes. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 73(10), 2118–2120. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.23-75

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EVIDENCE BASED NEURO-ONCOLOGY

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