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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 98-99

Facial schwannoma: Case report


1 Department of ENT, Kartal Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of ENT, Etimesgut State Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
3 Department of Pathology, Kartal Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Assoc Prof. Sedat Aydin
Department of ENT, Cevizli Mahallesi, Kartal Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Education and Research Hospital, Kartal, Istanbul
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/MJ.MJ_27_18

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Facial nerve schwannoma is a rare benign tumor of the temporal bone. It might cause hearing loss, facial nerve paresis, or paralyzes. We present a 46-year-old male patient who diagnosed facial nerve schwannoma on the tympanic segment. We have operated the patient through transmastoid approach successfully. On the follow-up, the patient's facial paralyzes are not recovered so upper eyelid implant and canthopexy methods applied.


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