Published: 2022-08-24

Retroperitoneal schwannoma: case report

Javaria Muneer, Ghina Shamim Shamsi


Retroperitoneal space is a rare location for schwannomas accounting for about 1-3% of all schwannomas with wide variety of symptoms on presentation. We herein report a case of retroperitoneal schwannoma in an adult who suffered from left lower abdominal pain for 1 year. We also highlight the chain of investigations, surgical management that was undertaken and the postoperative complication that the patient developed.


Retroperitoneal mass, Schwannoma, Ultrasound guided biopsy

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