Khalid Alsindi, Mulazim Hussain Bukhari, Aysha Aljowder, Mohamed Alhamar, Suhail Baithun, Assad Jawad.
Retroperitoneal Schwannoma, Incidental Detection - Case Report King Hamad University Hospital Bahrain.
Annals Punjab Med Coll Jan ;10(1):52-5.

Shwannomas are benign nerve sheath tumors that mostly occur in the head & neck, extremities, and mediastinum. These rarely present as retroperitoneal masses. A case was reported of an incidentally detected retroperitoneal shwannoma in a 32-year-old female. Schwannomas, the benign nerve sheath tumors, grow slowly but they may cause pain, weakness, numbness, or stay asymptomatic. Symptoms depend on the location and size of the tumor. Sometimes the patients, who present to the Accidents & Emergency with vague abdominal pain. Imaging incidentally may detect a pelvic lesion that is always diagnosed on histopathology after complete resection.

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