Olfactory schwannoma

K. Adachi, K. Yoshida, T. Miwa, E. Ikeda, T. Kawase

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We report a case of olfactory schwannoma with calcification. Intraoperative findings indicated that the tumour originated from the olfactory groove. Intraoperative findings of previous studies have not indicated a clear relationship between subfrontal schwannoma and the olfactory nerve, which seems strange, given the association between tumours and cranial nerves at other sites. We suggest this observation has not been reported because the growing olfactory schwannoma changes the local morphology, affecting the appearance of the olfactory nerve.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)605-610
Number of pages6
JournalActa Neurochirurgica
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Jun 1


  • Neurinoma
  • Olfactory groove
  • Olfactory nerve
  • Subfrontal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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