Intrapulmonary schwannoma

Takashi Ohtsuka, Hiroaki Nomori, Tsuguo Naruke, Hideki Orikasa, Kazuto Yamazaki, Keiichi Suemasu

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A 58-year-old woman was admitted due to an abnormal shadow on chest X-ray, without any symptoms. Chest computed tomography showed a round mass in the anterior segment of the right upper lobe. Segmentectomy was performed and histopathological examination revealed a primary neurogenic tumor of Schwann cell origin. Immunohistochemical staining demonstrated the presence of S-100 protein in the tumor cells. We present a case of intrapulmonary schwannoma and review 62 cases of primary schwannoma of the lung.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)154-156
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Mar


  • Intrapulmonary schwannoma
  • Mediastinal tumor
  • Neurogenic tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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