A Giant Trigeminal Schwannoma, Posterior Fossa and Middle Fossa Extradural Approach: A Case Report

  • Haradhan Deb Nath Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Kanak Kanti Barua Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Nur Muhammad Resident, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Manwar Hossain Resident, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Nowsin Jahan Resident, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Gausul Azam Resident, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Rathin Halder Resident, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • KH Olinur Razib Resident, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
Keywords: trigeminal nerve, schwannoma, middle cranial fossa, post fossa.

Abstract

Trigeminal schwannomas are rare tumors that are located in the posterior and middlecranial fossae in about a quarter of the cases. The presentation pattern is differentaccording to the involved compartment and the goal of surgery is complete removal.We present the case of a 28-years old man who presented with a left sided trigeminalschwannomas extending from the posterior to the middle fossa. Middle fossa part ofthe tumour was removed by extradural subtemporal approach and posterior fossapart was removed by retrosigmoidretromastoid approach

Bang. J Neurosurgery 2020; 9(2): 162-167

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2020-01-14
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Nath, H., Barua, K., Muhammad, N., Hossain, M., Jahan, N., Azam, G., Halder, R., & Razib, K. (2020). A Giant Trigeminal Schwannoma, Posterior Fossa and Middle Fossa Extradural Approach: A Case Report. Bangladesh Journal of Neurosurgery, 9(2), 162-167. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjns.v9i2.44894
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Case Reports