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Minerva Chirurgica 2006 June;61(3):273-5

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language: English

Horner’s syndrome in a patient with cervical sympathetic chain schwannoma

Giustolisi N., Pulvirenti D., Neri S.

1 Department of Surgery Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, Catania, Italy 2 Department of Internal Medicine and Systemic Diseases University of Catania, Catania, Italy


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Schwannomas are benign, slow-growing tumors arising from nerves. Those originating from the sympathetic cervical chain are rare. The clinical presentation, surgical treatment and outcomes of a patient with this pathology personally observed, are described.

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