Journal of
Neuroscience and Behavioral Health

  • Abbreviation: J. Neurosci. Behav. Health
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2286
  • DOI: 10.5897/JNBH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 65

Table of Content: April 2014; 6(1)

April 2014

A case of intrapelvic sciatic nerve schwannoma presenting as piriformis syndrome

A 36-year-old man presented with lower back and right lower extremity pain for 10 years and right inguinal pain for 1 year. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a right sciatic nerve mass at the right ventral piriformis, causing sciatica and piriformis syndrome. The tumor was totally resected by a posterior approach. The postoperative histopathological diagnosis was schwannoma (World Health Organization grade 1)....

Author(s): Koshi Ninomiya, Koichi Iwatsuki, Yu-ichiro Ohnishi, Takashi Moriwaki and Toshiki Yoshimine