DOI: 10.4103/ijamr.ijamr_207_23 ISSN: 2349-4220

Benign Retroperitoneal Schwannoma with Liver Metastasis: An Unusual Presentation

Meraj Ahmed, B. G. Vageesh, Anil K. Agarwal, Manish Sharma
  • General Medicine
  • General Medicine


Retroperitoneal schwannomas (RPSs) are rare tumors with a reported incidence of 0.7%–2.7%. RPSs are usually benign and located in the paravertebral or presacral region. Malignant RPSs are extremely rare and are associated with neurofibromatosis type 1. To the best of our knowledge, benign RPS and metastasis have never been reported earlier. We report a 39-year-old female who was referred to us following a diagnosis of RPS with liver metastasis and had received neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) for the same. After NACT, her liver lesion disappeared; we performed surgical excision of the primary tumor and discharged her in good health.

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