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Migrating Extramedullary Intradural Schwannoma of Cervico-Thoracic Junction | OMICS International | Abstract
ISSN: 2165-7939

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Case Report

Migrating Extramedullary Intradural Schwannoma of Cervico-Thoracic Junction

Suprava Naik1, Vivek Agarwal2* and Sunil Kumar2

1Department of Radiodiagnosis, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, India

2Department of Radiodiagnosis, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India

*Corresponding Author:
Vivek Agarwal
MD, DNB, FRCRS, Senior Resident
Department of Radiodiagnosis
SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India
Tel: 0522 266 8700
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: July 14, 2016; Accepted date: July 29, 2016; Published date: August 01, 2016

Citation: Naik S, Agarwal V, Kumar S (2016) Migrating Extramedullary Intradural Schwannoma of Cervico-Thoracic Junction. J Spine 5: 323. doi: 10.4172/2165-7939.1000323

Copyright: © 2016 Agarwal V. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

Mobile intradural tumors are very rare. In most cases, mobile tumors such as nerve sheath tumors or ependymomas are located in the cauda equina. Only few cases of mobile neurinoma have been reported in the cervical and thoracic region. Here we report a rare case of a mobile intradural schwannoma initially located at lower cervical region that had caudal migration on subsequent scan.

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