An asymptomatic schwannoma originating from an intercostal nerve: A case report


AKGUL A. G., Çobanoğlu U., YURT Z. K.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.20, no.3, pp.662-664, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

Abstract

Schwannomas are usually solitary, encapsulated, and asymptomatic lesions which mostly originate from the nerve sheath or schwann cells. The majority of these lesions of the thoracic cavity are located in the mediastinum. In this article, we report a rare case of an intercostal nerve schwannoma.