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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-50

A case of retroperitoneal schwannoma and review of literature


Department of Surgery, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Tozo Luwang Thiyam
Lairik Yengbam Awang Lekai, Imphal East - 795 010, Manipur
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4958.158936

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The term schwannoma(also known as neurilemmoma) refers to a tumor in which the cells are derived from the neurilemma or the nerve sheath, more commonly referred to as the sheath of Schwann. A retroperitoneal location accounts for 0.3-3.2% of all primary schwannomas and 0.3-6.0% of all retroperitoneal tumors. We report the case of a 47-year-old female with a benign retroperitoneal schwannoma as a rare one.


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