American Journal of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
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American Journal of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Vol.4, No.2, Jun. 2019, Pub. Date: Jul. 8, 2019
Hearing Loss Presentation and Ophthalmic Complication: Giant Trigeminal Schwannoma
Pages: 31-34 Views: 59 Downloads: 62
Authors
[01] Tariq Al-Saadi, Department of Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal/Quebec, Canada.
[02] Sultan Al Saidi, Department of Ophthalmology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital/Oman Medical Specialty Board, Muscat, Oman.
[03] Aseel Al Rashdi, Department of Ophthalmology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital/Oman Medical Specialty Board, Muscat, Oman.
[04] Humaid Al-Kalbani, Department of Ophthalmology, A Nahdha Hospital/Oman Medical Specialty Board, Muscat, Oman.
Abstract
Trigeminal Schwannoma is a very rare trigeminal nerve pathology. Variable presentations of the disease were reported in the literature. Facial pain and Trigeminal neuralgia are considered the most common presentations. Here, we are reporting a case of extra-large trigeminal lesion presented with hearing impairment which is a very uncommon presentation in small and medium sized schwannomas. Imaging studies, especially MRI plays a major role in both diagnosing and the planning of surgery. The Case was diagnosed as trigeminal schwannoma. Complete resection of the tumor was successfully achieved. Histologic testing confirmed the diagnosis. patient had a favorable postoperative course.
Keywords
Trigeminal, Schwannoma, Hearing
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