Sympathetic Chain Schwannoma – a Case Report


Authors: B. Synková 1;  R. Holý 1;  P. Fundová 1;  J. Rotnágl 1;  L. Dzan 2;  J. Astl 1
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika otorhinolaryngologie a maxilofaciální chirurgie 3. LF UK a ÚVN – VFN Praha 1;  Oddělení ústní, čelistní a obličejové chirurgie, Krajská nemocnice Liberec, a. s. 2
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2016; 79/112(3): 343-346
Category: Case Report

Overview

In this paper, we present a case report of an asymptomatic tumour of the upper mediastinum, incidentally found by MRI for lateral neck cyst. The tumour was surgically removed, preserving the neck sympathetic fibres. However, postoperative course was complicated by the Horner’s syndrome that spontaneously resolved. A sympathetic schwannoma was confirmed by histology.

Key words:
schwannoma – sympathetic chain – Horner‘s syndrome

The authors declare they have no potential conflicts of interest concerning drugs, products, or services used in the study.

The Editorial Board declares that the manuscript met the ICMJE “uniform requirements” for biomedical papers.


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