Cervical Vagal Swannoma: A Case Report

  • Shouvanik Satpathy Senior Resident, Dept. of ENT and Head Neck Oncology, Chittaranjan National cancer Institute, West Bengal
  • Goutam Mondal Associate Professor & Head, Departmen ENT and Head Neck Oncology, Chittaranjan National cancer Institute, West Bengal
  • Anup Kumar Bhowmick Associate Professor, Departmen ENT and Head Neck Oncology, Chittaranjan National cancer Institute, West Bengal
  • Aniruddha Dam Associate Professor & Head, Department of Pathology, Chittaranjan National cancer Institute, West Bengal
Keywords: Vagus nerve, benign tumour, schwannomas

Abstract

Cervical vagal schwannomas are rare, slow growing tumours usually occur in patients between thirty and fifty years of age with no sex related predisposition. They are usually asymptomatic benign lesion and complete surgical resection with preservation of neural pathway, whenever possible is the treatment of choice.

Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol; October 2015; 21(2): 115-118

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Shouvanik Satpathy, Senior Resident, Dept. of ENT and Head Neck Oncology, Chittaranjan National cancer Institute, West Bengal


Published
2016-05-07
How to Cite
Satpathy, S., Mondal, G., Bhowmick, A., & Dam, A. (2016). Cervical Vagal Swannoma: A Case Report. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 21(2), 115-118. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v21i2.27651
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Case Reports