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By J Bras Pneumol


uncommon and include functioning paragan-gliomas (pheochromocytomas) and nonsecreting chemodectomas.(1) Of all of the neurogenic mediastinal tumors, 40-65 % originate from the peripheral nerve sheath. Schwannomas (neurilemmomas) and neurofibromas, both benign lesions, account for over 95 % of the tumors in this group. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (malignant schwannomas) are extremely aggressive and account for the remaining 2-4%.(2) Case report A 61-year-old male patient sought treat-ment in the emergency room of our institution reporting subscapular pain for two months. Th

Year: 2016
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