Schwannoma of the Servical Vagus with Intrathoracic Extension

TUGRUL S., SENTURK E., Ozturan O., KOK A., Buyukpinarbasili N.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.26, no.4, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Schwannomas are the rare benign tumors of the neck. Patients developing from the brachial plexus and cervical truncus and extending to the posterior mediastinum have been reported, but for the first time the following case report describes the extension of a vagal origin schwannoma from the anterior and middle mediastinum and its extraction with thoracotomy without sternotomy.