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A case of mediastinal schwannoma originating from the intrathoracic vagal nerve



A case of mediastinal schwannoma originating from the intrathoracic vagal nerve



Japanese Journal of Chest Diseases 49(10): 856-860



A 37-year-old women with a mediastinal abnormal shadow on chest X-P was admitted. She underwent thoracotomy under the diagnosis of mediastinal tumor in the right upper mediastinum. A tumor arising from the intrathoracic vagal nerve was resected with transection of the vagal nerve. The histological diagnosis was schwannoma. Postoperative clinical course was uneventful. Intrathoracic vagal tumor was said extreme rare formerly, but several cses have been reorted successively during the past ten years. We hve found 28 cses including present case among japanese literature.

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