Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 9

A Rare Presentation of Intraorbital Abducens Nerve Schwannoma

Gaurav Garg*, Rukmendra Pratap Singh Warkade, Narendra Patidar, Ranu Gupta and Harshdeep Singh Gabba

Department of Orbit and Oculoplasty, Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust, Chitrakoot, India

*Corresponding Author: Gaurav Garg, Clinical Associate, Department of Orbit and Oculoplasty, Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya, Chitrakoot, India.

Received: July 23, 2021; Published: August 19, 2021

Abstract

Schwannomas are slow-growing, well-defined, and pseudo-encapsulated arising from the Schwann cells of the peripheral nerves. Usually, schwannomas are presented intracranially. Intraorbital schwannomas’ incidence is as low as 1-2% of all orbital tumors. Abducens nerve schwannoma in the orbit originating from the terminal branches which supply to the lateral rectus is extremely rare.

A 45-year-old lady presented with painful proptosis of 10 mm with no extraocular muscle movement restriction. She underwent lateral orbitotomy with excision biopsy and was histopathologically diagnosed as schwannoma. On follow-up, she had total recovery of the abducens nerve.

Keywords: Schwannoma; Intraorbital Schwannoma; Abducens Nerve Schwannoma; Orbital Schwannoma; Painful Schwannoma

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Citation

Citation: Gaurav Garg., et al. “A Rare Presentation of Intraorbital Abducens Nerve Schwannoma”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 5.9 (2021): 116-118.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Gaurav Garg., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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