Two Cases of Subfrontal Schwannoma, Including a Rare Case Located between the Endosteal and Meningeal Layers of the Dura

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Subfrontal schwannomas arising from the olfactory groove are rare and their origin remains uncertain because olfactory bulbs do not possess Schwann cells. We present two cases of subfrontal schwannomas treated with surgical resection. In one case, the tumor was located between the endosteal and meningeal layers of the dura mater. This rare case suggests that subfrontal schwannomas may originate from the fila olfactoria.

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  • Neurologia medico-chirurgica

    Neurologia medico-chirurgica 54(8), 681-685, 2014

    The Japan Neurosurgical Society

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