Oncology & Cancer Case Reports

ISSN - 2471-8556

Harry C Kellermier

  • Case Report
    Incidental Pelvic Schwannoma: A Case Report
    Author(s): Ashley R Jones-Do, Matthew P Doepker and Harry C KellermierAshley R Jones-Do, Matthew P Doepker and Harry C Kellermier

    Introduction: Incidental findings are identified on 35% to 45% of trauma CT scans. Most commonly, they are found on CT scans of the abdomen/pelvis in female patients older than age 60. Multiple studies show that the majority of these findings are benign and do not require urgent intervention. Many patients are discharged without notification of their findings or sufficient follow-up care. Case description: A 28-year-old male presented as a trauma alert after a rollover motor vehicle collision. He was assessed according to ATLS protocol and underwent CT scans of his head, neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvis. Imaging showed a fracture of his C1 vertebrae, so the patient was placed in an Aspen collar by neurosurgery and admitted to the hospital. The CT scan also showed an incidental 11 cm × 9.5 cm × 12.6 cm solid mass containing areas .. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2471-8556.1000146

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