Thoracic Nerve Root Schwannoma filling the Spinal Canal With
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Spinal tumours may be classified in three groups: 1) extradural, 2) intradural extramedullary and 3) intramedullary spinal cord tumours. Intradural extramedullary tumours arise from the leptomeninges or nerve roots and include schwannomas. A schwannoma is usually a firm grey-whitish tumour growing near a nerve trunk or ramus. It can be separated from the nerve without damaging neural tissue. Schwannomas are usually solitary tumours.We present the case of a 37-year-old male who underwent surgery for a tumour in the upper thoracic segment of the spinal canal........

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4834741/
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