Retroperitoneal neurilemoma diagnosed by endosonographically guided fine needle aspiration

Domenico Facciorusso, Telemaco Federici, Antonio Giacobbe, Anna Niro Grazia, Vito Piermanni, Angelo Andriulli

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Retroperitoneal neurilemoma is an often asymptomatic benign tumor that is usually discovered incidentally. We report a case of retroperitoneal neurilemoma diagnosed via endosonographically guided fine needle aspiration and emphasize the importance of obtaining a definite diagnosis before surgical treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)241-243
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Ultrasound
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006



  • Endoscopic sonography
  • Endosonography
  • Fine needle aspiration
  • Nerve sheath tumor
  • Neurilemoma
  • Schwannoma
  • Ultrasound-guided needle biopsy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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