Tuberc Respir Dis > Volume 44(3); 1997 > Article
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 1997;44(3):649-654.
DOI:    Published online June 1, 1997.
A Case Report of Neurilemmoma of the Chest Wall.
Tae Yeong Lee, Jae Suk Park, Young Ran Sung, Wan Su Kim, Jae Kyung Lee, Mi Kyung Park, Do Sub Kim, Kab Do Hur
Benign solitary schwannoma of the chest wall is a rare disease of nerve sheath origin A 43-year-old female patient was admitted to our hospital for right upper quandrant pain Chest X-ray shows nonspecific finding, ultrasonography & CT scan revealed a solid tumor on the right lateral chest wall. On aspiration needle biopsy, this mass was turned out to be a schwannoma of the right lateral chest wall. This mass was excised surgically in an encapsulated state by right lateral thoracotomy. Histological section revealed a typical schwannoma, which is characterized by Antoni A and Antoni B tissues of high & low cellularity.
Key Words: Chest wall, Neurilemmoma

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