Schwannoma of the brain stem: case report

J Neurosurg. 1980 Jul;53(1):121-3. doi: 10.3171/jns.1980.53.1.0121.


A case of intramedullary schwannoma of the brain stem is reported, and its possible origin discussed. The importance of a biopsy in brain-stem tumors is emphasized.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Brain Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Brain Stem / pathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Neurilemmoma / pathology*