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Table 1 Summary of the reported cases of tentorial schwannoma

From: Pontine extension of a tentorial schwannoma without cranial nerve involvement: a case report

Reference Age, sex Presentation Localization MRI dural tail Treatment Results Histology
(Antoni's subtype)
Outcome
[6] 22, M Incidental Left, transtentorial - Supra-infratentorial Subtotal resection Schwannoma (Antoni A) Good
[7] 9, F Dizziness, headache, vomiting, unsteadiness Right, infratentorial + Retrosigmoid Total resection Schwannoma (N/A) Complete recovery
MRI: no residual/recurrent tumor (12 months)
[5] 41, F Headache, vertigo.
Truncal ataxia, unsteadiness
Left, infratentorial + Retrosigmoid Total resection Schwannoma (N/A) Complete recovery
MRI: no residual/recurrent tumor (16 months)
[8] 29, M Headache, transient diplopia. Right, infratentorial + Petrosal Total resection Schwannoma (Antoni A and B) IV cranial nerve deficit (2 months)
[4] 17, F Headache, diplopia, nystagmus Left, infratentorial + Pterional Total resection Schwannoma (N/A) Complete recovery
MRI: no residual tumor
[1] 23, M Dizziness, swallowing difficulty Right, infratentorial - Petrosal Total resection Schwannoma (Antoni A) Complete recovery
[3] 49, F Headache, neck pain, vomiting, unsteadiness; right facial paresis; right facial paresthesia; neurofibromatosis Right, infratentorial + Retrosigmoid Total resection Schwannoma (N/A) Recovery, except for residual facial paresthesia (1 month)
[10] 20, M Headache Right,   Subtemporal transtentorial Total resection Schwannoma (N/A) Good (at 6 months)
[9] 60, F Headache Infratentorial + Suboccipital Subtotal resection Schwannoma (N/A) Good
MRI: small residual tumor
[11] 64, F Transient global amnesia Right, supratentorial - Subtemporal Subtotal resection Schwannoma (N/A) Good
MRI: residual tumor
[12] 58, F Headache Infratentorial + Retrosigmoid Subtotal resection Schwannoma (Antoni A & B) Good,
stable residual tumor (24 months)
Present case 42, M Paresthesia and weakness of the four extremities Left, infratentorial + Retrosigmoid Total resection Schwannoma (Antoni A) Complete recovery
MRI: no residual/recurrent tumor (12 months)
  1. F: female; M: male; N/A: not applicable; +/-: presence/absence of dural tail on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).