CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Arquivos Brasileiros de Neurocirurgia: Brazilian Neurosurgery 2024; 43(01): e62-e64
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1776265
Case Report

Schwannoma-like Breast Metastasis in the Meckel Cave: Case Report

Metástase de mama semelhante a um schwannoma no cavo de Meckel: Relato de caso
1   Universidade Católica de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
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2   Complexo Hospitalar Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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2   Complexo Hospitalar Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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Matheus Prado Magalhães
2   Complexo Hospitalar Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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Marcelo Paglioli Ferreira
2   Complexo Hospitalar Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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Abstract

Tumors of the Meckel cave are very rare lesions, especially if they are malignant. We report the case of a patient who presented with a breast metastasis in the Meckel cave and a clinical presentation similar to that of a fifth nerve schwannoma.

Resumo

Os tumores do cavo de Meckel são lesões muito raras, especialmente se forem malignos. Relatamos o caso de uma paciente que apresentou metástase mamária no cavo de Meckel e quadro clínico semelhante a schwannoma do quinto nervo.



Publication History

Received: 27 September 2020

Accepted: 22 February 2021

Article published online:
31 October 2023

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