- Kulamani Sahoo,
- Pramod Ramchand Shaha,
- Rahul Khetawat,
- Mohd Abbas Ilyas,
- Gaurav Rajendra Khairnar
J Clin Diagn Res 2016 Dec 1;10(12):TD06-TD08. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
Resident, Department of Radiology, Krishna Hospital and Medical Research Center , Karad, Maharashtra, India .
Schwannomas (neurinoma, neurilemmoma) are benign slow-growing encapsulated tumours originating from well-differentiated myelin-producing Schwann cells or nerve fiber sheet cells at the glial-Schwann cell junction. Hypoglossal nerve schwannoma mostly develops in the intracranial and extra-cranial segment or in both intracranial and extra-cranial segment forming a dumbbell shape tumour. The peripheral hypoglossal schwannomas are very rare. Read More