Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 53, Issue 3–4, pp 259–266 | Cite as

Subfrontal Schwannoma

Report of a case
  • J. Vassilouthis
  • A. E. Richardson


A case of subfrontal Schwannoma in a 17-year-old patient is reported. The tumour presented with symptoms and signs of increased intracranial pressure. The pre-operative diagnosis, based on the CT scan appearances, was that of a meningioma. The pertinent literature is reviewed.


Schwannoma neurinoma CT scan 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Chatak, N. R., Norwood, C. W., Davis, C. H., Intracerebral Schwannoma. Surg. Neurol.3 (1975), 45–47.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Feigin, I., Ogata, J., Schwann cells and peripheral myelin within human central nervous tissues: the mesenchymal character of Schwann cells. J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol.30 (1971), 603–612.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Gibson, A. A. M., Hendrick, E. B., Conen, P. E., Intracerebral Schwannoma: report of a case. J. Neurosurg.24 (1966), 552–557.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Harano, H., Hori, S., Kamata, K., Shihohara, T., Toyama, K., Nemoto, H., Nakayama, K., A case report of a subfrontal Schwannoma. Neurol. Surg.2 (1974), 643–647.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Hockley, A. D., Hedrick, E. B., Unilateral proptosis and intracranial Schwannoma. Surg. Neurol.46 (1975), 509–512.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    McCormick, W. F., Intramedullary spinal cord Schwannoma: a unique case. Arch. Pathol.77 (1964), 378–382.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Nelson, E., Rennels, M., Innervation of intracranial arteries. Brain93 (1970), 475–490.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    New, P. F. J., Intracerebral Schwannoma: case report. J. Neurosurg.36 (1972), 795–797.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Pialat, J., Sindou, M., Courjan, J., Tommasi, M., Mansuy, L., Un cas de neurinome intracerebral frontal. Lyon Med.254/14 (1975), 129–134.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Ramamurthi, B., Anguli, V. C., Iyer, C. G. S., A case of intramedullary neurinoma. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiat.21 (1958), 92–94.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Russell, D. S., Rubinstein, L. J., Pathology of tumours of the nervous System, p. 375. London: E. Arnold Ltd. 1977.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Vassilouthis, J., Ambrose, J. A. E., CT scanning appearances of intracranial meningiomas: an attempt to predict the histological features. J. Neurosurg.50 (1979), 320–327.PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Vassilouthis
    • 1
  • A. E. Richardson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryAtkinson Morley's HospitalLondonEngland

Personalised recommendations