The item s has been successfully added to " ". The main predicting factors of postoperative facial function are the degree and duration of facial paralysis before surgery. Imaging findings in schwannomas of the jugular foramen. Neurinoma of the facial nerve. Principles of treatment of different types of parotid tumours. SRS dose was planned by a neurosurgeon in conjunction with a radiation oncologist and a medical physicist.
Yonsei Med J ;39 2: Intraoperative diagnosis of facial nerve schwannoma at parotidectomy. The role of radiology in the diagnosis and management of vestibular schwannoma. Cavernous Sinus Schwannoma. They occur all along the nerve's course from the cerebellopontine angle to the parotid region. If you're not a subscriber, you can:.
Facial nerve schwannoma: A case report and review of the literature
A rare case of solitary schwannoma involving the upper branch of the facial nerve is described and the literature on the subject is reviewed. Imaging the facial nerve: This article has been saved into your User Account, in the Favorites area, under the new folder " ". This heterogeneity is attributed to regions of compactly arranged cells Antoni type A mixed with regions of loosely arranged cells Antoni type B , with variable cellularity and water content 1 , 9. Conversely, a sympathetic chain schwannoma, which arises adjacent to the carotid sheath, tends to displace both the ICA and internal jugular vein in the same direction 16 , Excision of a large facial schwannoma with immediate hypoglossal nerve grafting as a primary procedure can provide satisfactory facial nerve function.
One patient who underwent enucleation of tumour with nerve preservation achieved grade II. In December , a year-old male was referred to Shuang Ho Hospital Taipei, Taiwan presenting with the sudden onset of right facial palsy three days previously. Am J Otolaryngol ; Diagnosis and surgical perspectives. Table I Summary of variations in patient HB grade and tumor size following stereotactic radiation treatment for facial nerve tumors, obtained from the literature. It was associated with Grade 6 left lower motor neuron facial palsy. Facial nerve schwannomas are rare, benign slow-growing tumors arising from the Schwann cell sheath of the facial nerve.