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A case of cervicogenic headache attributable to C5 nerve root derived shwannoma: Case report.

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A case of cervicogenic headache attributable to C5 nerve root derived shwannoma: Case report.

Cephalalgia. 2017 Aug;37(9):902-905

Authors: Gondo G, Watanabe T, Kawada J, Tanaka M, Yamamoto Okay, Tanaka S, Endo S

Summary
Introduction We report a case of cervicogenic headache attributable to an intradural extramedullary tumor of the center cervical backbone, which has not beforehand been reported. Case presentation The affected person was a 73-year-old male who visited a doctor for a chief criticism of ache from the left decrease jaw to the auricle and occipital area. The headache was induced with retroflexion of the neck. On cervical magnetic resonance imaging, an intradural extramedullary tumor was famous on the left aspect on the C4/5 degree. The intradural tumor, which arose from the C5 nerve root, was excised and the ache was resolved. The pathological prognosis was schwannoma. Conclusion Beforehand reported instances of spinal wire tumor-induced cervicogenic headache had been because of higher cervical spinal tumors. That is the primary report middle-lower cervical intradural extramedullary tumor brought on cervicogenic headache.

PMID: 27385490 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

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