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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 2000;24(5):1010-1014.
Neurilemmoma in Cervical Dorsal Nerve Root: A case report.
Kim, Myeong Ok , Jung, Han Young , Kim, Chang Hwan , Choi, Seung Ho
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Inha University College of Medicine, Inchon, Korea.
경추 배신경근에 발생한 신경초종 ⁣증례 보고⁣
김명옥, 정한영, 김창환, 최승호
인하대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실

Neurilemmoma is benign neurogenic tumor which arise from the sheath of Schwann, its incidence on cervical nerve root are very rare. The patient with cervical root involvement presents pain or sensory disturbances of the upper extremity, neck, and/or chest wall. Usually, symptoms caused by pressure on the sensory and motor nerve roots with tumor mass. We report a patient with C8 dorsal nerve root neurilemmoma, with the brief review of literature.

Key Words: Neurilemmoma, Cervical dorsal nerve root


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