›› 2010, Vol. 30 ›› Issue (10): 1312-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2010.10.031

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One case report of successful removal of giant schwannoma compressing medulla oblongata

GUAN Hong-xin, ZHU Jin, ZHONG Jun, WAN Liang, YANG Min, SHANG Ming   

  1. Department of Neurosurgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine;Center of Cranial Nerve Disease, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200092, China
  • Online:2010-10-25 Published:2010-10-27


Giant schwannoma compressing medulla oblongata is rare. There is a great risk of removal of the tumor. This paper reported a case of giant schwannoma compressing medulla oblongata. Under general anaesthesia, the patient underwent successful tumor resection in brainstem area. The patient experienced favorable recovery.

Key words: giant schwannoma, medulla oblongata, surgery