Supraorbital nerve schwannoma in a young Chinese man: a case report and review of the literature

Alison YY Chan, Marcus M Marcet, Tiffany WS Lau


Schwannomas of peripheral branches of the trigeminal nerve are rare. We report a 23-year-old Chinese man who underwent anterior orbitotomy through an upper eyelid crease incision approach for resection of a supraorbital nerve schwannoma. Clinical features, imaging findings, and management considerations are discussed, and the literature reviewed.

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