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Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus
Online ISSN 1827-188X
Gupta A. K., Sastry R., Mann S. B. S., Pathak A. *
From the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and *Department of Neurosurgery Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh India
We report an unusual case of schwannoma of the base of the skull involving maxillary sinus, infratemporal fossa, nasal cavity, nasopharynx, parapharyngeal space with intracranial extension who had presented with blindness. The case was managed in Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India. The diagnosis was made on the basis of CT scan and was confirmed by histopathological examination. The tumour was excised by combined teams of head-Neck surgeons and Neurosurgeons making Weber Fergusson with lip splitting incision and left frontal craniotomy. Total excision of tumour by combined craniofacial approach is the treatment of choice for such an extensive tumour.