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Article Number - 718AAC64686


Vol.5(3), pp. 24-28 , May 2013
DOI: 10.5897/CRO10.023
ISSN: 2141-2553



Case Report

An ancient mystery ‘unearthed’!



Anuj Mishra
  • Anuj Mishra
  • Department of Radiology, Libyan National Organ Transplant Program, Tripoli Central Hospital, Libya.
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Mohamed Hamadto
  • Mohamed Hamadto
  • Department of General Surgery, Tripoli Central Hospital, Tripoli, Libya.
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Mohamed Azzabi
  • Mohamed Azzabi
  • Department of General Surgery, Tripoli Central Hospital, Tripoli, Libya.
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Ehtuish F. Ehtuish
  • Ehtuish F. Ehtuish
  • Department of General Surgery, Tripoli Central Hospital, Tripoli, Libya.
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 Accepted: 14 February 2013  Published: 31 May 2013

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A 29-year-old female had presented to surgical out patient’s department complaining of lump in the anterior abdominal wall. Ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging revealed a solid degenerated tumor in the anterior abdominal wall. It was surgically excised and histopathology confirmed it to be ‘ancient’ schwannoma. To our knowledge, this is the second reported case of an abdominal wall ancient schwannoma in the medical literature.

 

Key words: Schwannoma, abdominal wall, magnetic resonance imaging.

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APA Mishra, A., Hamadto, M., Azzabi, M., & Ehtuish, F. E. (2013). An ancient mystery ‘unearthed’!. Clinical Reviews and Opinions, 5(3), 24-28.
Chicago Anuj Mishra, Mohamed Hamadto, Mohamed Azzabi and Ehtuish F. Ehtuish. "An ancient mystery ‘unearthed’!." Clinical Reviews and Opinions 5, no. 3 (2013): 24-28.
MLA Anuj Mishra, et al. "An ancient mystery ‘unearthed’!." Clinical Reviews and Opinions 5.3 (2013): 24-28.
   
DOI 10.5897/CRO10.023
URL http://academicjournals.org/journal/CRO/article-abstract/718AAC64686

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