A giant ancient schwannoma mimicking an adnexal mass Case report


Karakose O., Pulat H., OĞUZ S., ZİHNİ İ., Ozcelik K. C. , YALTA T. D. , ...More

MEDICINE, vol.95, no.30, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 95 Issue: 30
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/md.0000000000004240
  • Journal Name: MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Keywords: adnexal mass, ancient, giant schwannoma, retroperitoneal region

Abstract

Introduction: Ancient schwannoma is a rare tumor of the peripheral nerve sheath. As degenerative properties are defined histologically, it can be wrongly interpreted as malignant.