Spinal subarachnoid haemorrhage from an "ancient" schwannoma of the cervical spine

Br J Neurosurg. 1993;7(5):557-9. doi: 10.3109/02688699308995079.


A case of spinal subarachnoid haemorrhage secondary to degenerative changes in a cervical schwannoma is presented. The problems associated with diagnosis as well as the possible mechanisms resulting in haemorrhage from spinal tumours are reviewed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Cervical Vertebrae*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neurilemmoma / complications*
  • Neurilemmoma / surgery
  • Spinal Neoplasms / complications*
  • Spinal Neoplasms / surgery
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / etiology*
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / surgery