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: September 2014; 6(3)

September 2014

A case of contralateral lower extremity paresthesia involving a cervical schwannoma from the anterior nerve root

A 56-year-old woman presented with right leg paresthesia for the previous year. Magnetic resonance imaging showed an intradural extramedullary tumor in the left anterolateral cervical spine. An operation was performed through the posterior approach. Intraoperative findings showed that the tumor was generated from the anterior nerve root. Total resection was performed. The histopathological diagnosis was schwannoma...

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