Pineal region schwannoma arising from the trochlear nerve

Nauman S. Chaudhry, Faiz U. Ahmad, Jacques Morcos

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Abstract

Schwannomas arising from the trochlear nerve are very rare and to our knowledge, less than 35 histologically documented cases have been reported in the literature. There are no reports of a schwannoma in the pineal region. We report a 24-year-old woman who underwent a para-occipital trans-tentorial approach and gross total excision of a pineal region schwannoma arising from the trochlear nerve. This is the first such reported case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-161
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuroscience
Volume32
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016

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Keywords

  • CN IV
  • Pineal
  • Schwannoma
  • Tectal
  • Trochlear nerve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Physiology (medical)

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