J Korean Soc Radiol.  2018 Aug;79(2):63-67. 10.3348/jksr.2018.79.2.63.

MRI Findings of Intercostal Schwannoma: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. younglady@hallym.or.kr
  • 2Department of Pathology, Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Intercostal schwannomas are uncommon, encapsulated neoplasms that originate in nerve sheaths of intercostal nerves. They account for less than 10% of primary neural tumors of the chest wall. Herein, we report a pathologically confirmed case of intercostal schwannoma with typical magnetic resonance imaging findings.


MeSH Terms

Intercostal Nerves
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Neurilemmoma*
Thoracic Wall
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