Yıl 2019, Cilt 9 , Sayı 3, Sayfalar 206 - 212 2019-12-20

Head and Neck Schwannomas: A Tertiary Referral Single-Centre Experience

Murat ÖZTÜRK [1] , Seher SİRİN [2] , Fidan RAHİMLİ ALEKBERLİ [3] , Fatih MUTLU [4] , Mete İŞERİ [5]


Objective: The aim is to share our experience of the clinical features and important issues encountered in diagnosing and treating multiple head and neck schwannoma cases seen at our centre, all of which went on to have surgical treatment. 

Methods: This was a retrospective review of the medical records of cases over an 11-year period (2007–2018) diagnosed with schwannoma by post-surgical histopathology. The demographic characteristics of these cases, along with their clinical characteristics, namely, tumour location, preoperative diagnostic tests undertaken, surgical approach used, and any postoperative complications, including the management of such complications, were reviewed.

Results: A total of 31 patients (18 male, and 13 female) were included in the study. Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging was the most commonly used pre-operative diagnostic method (77%). 58% of the cases were extra- and 42% intra-cranial. Extracranial schwannomas were noted to arise from several different areas of the head and neck region. The most common neurological deficit post-operatively was facial paralysis.

Conclusion: Since head and neck schwannomas can develop from any area where the nerve sheath is present, they may present with a wide variety of non-specific symptoms. The treatment plan should be made with the anticipated preoperative and postoperative neurological deficit firmly in mind.


Schwannoma, head and neck neoplasms, neurilemmoma
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Orcid: 0000-0002-3340-9975
Yazar: Murat ÖZTÜRK (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-2982-9379
Yazar: Seher SİRİN (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-4462-0781
Yazar: Fidan RAHİMLİ ALEKBERLİ
Kurum: Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-4831-9582
Yazar: Fatih MUTLU
Kurum: Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3236-4402
Yazar: Mete İŞERİ
Kurum: Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Destekleyen Kurum The authors declare no competing interest. No financial support was received for this paper.
Proje Numarası IRB: KU/GOKAEK 2018/157
Teşekkür The authors would like to thank Canan Baydemir for statistical support.
Tarihler

Başvuru Tarihi : 3 Ekim 2019
Kabul Tarihi : 7 Kasım 2019
Yayımlanma Tarihi : 20 Aralık 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { entupdates628654, journal = {ENT Updates}, issn = {2149-7109}, eissn = {2149-6498}, address = {}, publisher = {Sürekli Eğitim ve Bilimsel Araştırmalar Derneği}, year = {2019}, volume = {9}, pages = {206 - 212}, doi = {10.32448/entupdates.628654}, title = {Head and Neck Schwannomas: A Tertiary Referral Single-Centre Experience}, key = {cite}, author = {ÖZTÜRK, Murat and SİRİN, Seher and RAHİMLİ ALEKBERLİ, Fidan and MUTLU, Fatih and İŞERİ, Mete} }
APA ÖZTÜRK, M , SİRİN, S , RAHİMLİ ALEKBERLİ, F , MUTLU, F , İŞERİ, M . (2019). Head and Neck Schwannomas: A Tertiary Referral Single-Centre Experience. ENT Updates , 9 (3) , 206-212 . DOI: 10.32448/entupdates.628654
MLA ÖZTÜRK, M , SİRİN, S , RAHİMLİ ALEKBERLİ, F , MUTLU, F , İŞERİ, M . "Head and Neck Schwannomas: A Tertiary Referral Single-Centre Experience". ENT Updates 9 (2019 ): 206-212 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/entupdates/issue/50773/628654>
Chicago ÖZTÜRK, M , SİRİN, S , RAHİMLİ ALEKBERLİ, F , MUTLU, F , İŞERİ, M . "Head and Neck Schwannomas: A Tertiary Referral Single-Centre Experience". ENT Updates 9 (2019 ): 206-212
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ISNAD ÖZTÜRK, Murat , SİRİN, Seher , RAHİMLİ ALEKBERLİ, Fidan , MUTLU, Fatih , İŞERİ, Mete . "Head and Neck Schwannomas: A Tertiary Referral Single-Centre Experience". ENT Updates 9 / 3 (Aralık 2019): 206-212 . https://doi.org/10.32448/entupdates.628654
AMA ÖZTÜRK M , SİRİN S , RAHİMLİ ALEKBERLİ F , MUTLU F , İŞERİ M . Head and Neck Schwannomas: A Tertiary Referral Single-Centre Experience. ENT Updates. 2019; 9(3): 206-212.
Vancouver ÖZTÜRK M , SİRİN S , RAHİMLİ ALEKBERLİ F , MUTLU F , İŞERİ M . Head and Neck Schwannomas: A Tertiary Referral Single-Centre Experience. ENT Updates. 2019; 9(3): 212-206.