Cervical Vagal Schwannoma: A Diagnostic and Surgical Challenge

  • Gurshinderpal Singh Shergill aridkot, Punjab, India
Keywords: Cervical vagal schwanomma, Neurofibromatosis, Surgical excision


Cervical vagal schwannoma is a rare tumor. It presents a great difficulty in diagnosis and surgical treatment. We are presenting a case of 30-year-old female patient referred to us with the left side neck swelling. We investigated the patient and we faced difficulty in diagnosis. We carefully planned the surgical excision of the left side cervical schwannoma and successfully excised the tumor.

Author Biography

Gurshinderpal Singh Shergill, aridkot, Punjab, India

Assistant Professor, Department of ENT, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, F


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Figure 1: Contrast-enhanced computed tomography showing well-defined mass with peripheral vascularity in the left parapharyngeal
space separating common carotid artery and internal jugular vein (IJV) with an impression of compression or involvement of IJV
Figure 2: Intraoperative photograph showing smooth yellowishwhite
mass with vagus nerve
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