top of page
AdobeStock_352149697.jpeg

Hemorrhagic Spinal Schwannoma in Thoracolumbar Area with Total Paraplegia

Cite

Full Text Link

Review

-

Structural and chiropractic

Case Rep Med.2019 Jan 2;2019:7190739.

Authors:

A J Rahyussalim, R P Wisnubaroto, T Kurniawati, A S B Latsarizul, N Chairani

Abstract.

Hemorrhagic schwannoma in the medulla spinalis is a rare occurrence. It is a variant of the slow-growing nerve sheath tumor that usually has subtle clinical symptoms. Injury to the spinal schwannoma that was previously suspected by spinal manipulations may accelerate the progression of symptoms and cause an acute presentation of paraplegia. We report a case of a patient that was suspected of an intradural tumor with paraparesis that initially refused treatment. Spinal manipulation procedures were performed outside of the hospital setting with subsequent advancement of paraparesis. A surgical intervention was performed, which found that the tumor mass has grown along with hemorrhage within the schwannoma. The bleeding within the mass may have caused the acute paraplegia that is rarely reported. The patient had a fair improvement on her lower motor extremity function from 1-2 to 3-4 out of 5 at six-month follow-up.

Publication Date: 

2019 Jan

OEID: 

5935

Rahyussalim, JA., Wisnubaroto, PR., Kurniawati, T., Latsarizul, BSA., Chairani, N. (2019) 'Hemorrhagic Spinal Schwannoma in Thoracolumbar Area with Total Paraplegia', Case Rep Med.2019 Jan 2;2019:7190739.

Sponsored by 

logo-footer-k.png

Search    Explore    About    Join    Web Policy     Contact Us

Copyright © 2023 OsteoEvidence. All Rights Reserved.
 

bottom of page