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Different view of a schwannoma
  1. Rita Costa1,
  2. Josué Pinto2,
  3. Pedro Fernandes1
  1. 1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal
  2. 2Pulmonology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rita Costa, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal; rita2ac{at}hotmail.com

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A previously healthy 57-year-old woman was referred to our hospital due to pain in the right scapular region of 6 months’ duration.

MRI showed a rounded cystic lesion (53×54×57 mm) in close relationship with the lateral face of the vertebral bodies and partial extension to the intervertebral foramen of C1–C2 without intracanal extension (figure 1).

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Magnetic resonance at presentation (A,B) showing a cystic lesion (53×54×57 mm) in close relationship with the lateral face of the …

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  • Contributors RC conceptualised and designed the study, drafted the initial manuscript, and reviewed and revised the manuscript. JP and PF conceptualised and designed the study and revised it critically for important intellectual content. All authors approved the final manuscript as submitted and agreed to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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