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Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2018, XLV/266: 075-076 Maximize

Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2018, XLV/266: 075-076

Title: Patient with glossopharyngeal schwannoma of cerebellopontine angle 

Authors: Tradecki M, Kobylańska M. Ziemo-Vita 

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Patient with glossopharyngeal schwannoma of cerebellopontine angle


Tradecki M, Kobylańska M. Ziemo-Vita

Medical Centre in Wroclaw

We present a case of a man diagnosed with a rare tumour of cerebellopontine angle-glossopharyngeal schwannoma. First symptoms started at the beginning of January 2014, patient complained of tinnitus in his right ear. He had a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and it revealed a tumour of cerebellopontine angle. The patient underwent a surgery in September 2014. In this case tinnitus was the only symptoms of glossopharyngeal schwannoma. After surgery patient suffered from hoarseness and mild difficulty in swallowing. After analyzing the available literature it turned out that the symptoms of this tumor are not characteristic.

Key words: glossopharyngeal schwannoma, cerebellopontine angle tumour

Pol Med J 2018; XLV (266); 75–76