Korean J Urol.  2005 Sep;46(9):992-994.

Schwannoma Originated from Obturator Nerve of Pelvic Cavity in Patient with Urinary Frequency

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  • 1Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Korea. seogee@gshp.gsnu.ac.kr

Abstract

A Schwannoma is a tumor originating from the neural sheath of Schwann cells, and is also known as a neurilemmoma, neurinoma or fibroblastoma. It can be either a benign or malignant tumor arising from the associated nerve sheath. Here, a case of a Schwannoma, originated from the obturator nerve of the pelvic cavity, in a patient with urinary frequency is reported, with a brief review of the literature.

Keyword

Schwannoma; Pelvis; Obturator nerve

MeSH Terms

Humans
Neurilemmoma*
Obturator Nerve*
Pelvis
Schwann Cells
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