Sudden Onset Breathlessness in a young boy: An UncommonAetiology

  • Abhradip Das
  • Arindam Sur
  • Subhra Mitra
  • Sayan Chattaraj
  • Sabyasachi Mukherjee,
  • Tathagata Dutta


Schwannomas are the most common mediastinal neurogenic tumors; they are usually benign and slow growing and frequently arise from a spinal nerve root, but may involve any thoracic nerve.


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Source:Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital-Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C
2.Benign giant mediastinalschwannoma presenting as cardiac tamponade in a woman: a case report
Motoyasu Kato1
, Satomi Shiota1*, Kazuo Shiga1
, Haruhi Takagi1
, Hiroaki Mori1
, Mitsuaki Sekiya1
, Kenji
, Toshimasa Uekusa3
and Kazuhisa Takahashi1
How to Cite
Das, A., Sur, A., Mitra, S., Chattaraj, S., Mukherjee, S., & Dutta, T. (2016). Sudden Onset Breathlessness in a young boy: An UncommonAetiology. Journal of Medical Practice and Review, 1(03), 18-20. Retrieved from