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A Case of Incidental Pelvic Schwannoma

Correspondence to Author:  Barry P Mellermier, 

Department of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, USA.


On one-third to one-fifth of trauma CT scans, incidental findings are discovered. They are most commonly discovered on CT scans of the abdomen/pelvis in female patients over the age of sixty. Multiple studies show that the majority of those findings are benign and do not necessitate immediate intervention. Several patients were discharged without being informed of their findings or receiving adequate follow-up care.

A 28-year-old male was bestowed as a trauma alert after a change automobile collision. He was evaluated in accordance with ATLS protocol and had CT scans of his head, neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvis. Because imaging revealed a fracture of his C1 vertebrae, the patient was surgically placed in a poplar collar and admitted to the hospital. The CT scan also revealed Associate in Nursing incidental eleven cm nine. 5 cm 12.6 cm solid mass with calcification and haemorrhage displacing the bladder and thus the right external vein This mass was subjected to a CT target-hunting diagnostic test before being sent for pathological analysis. The results showed a spindle cell lesion that was positive for S-100 but negative for desmin and vimentin. The call was created to respect the mass’s massive size and the possibility of preventative or compressive symptoms. A schwannoma was found on pathology.

Schwannoma; Immunohistochemical stains; Peripheral nerve sheath tumor; computerized axial tomography.


Barry P Mellermier. A Case of Incidental Pelvic Schwannoma Journal of Leukemia Research 2024.

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  • Journal Name: Journal of Leukemia Research
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