Schwannoma as a rare cause of syncope: A case report


  • Serhat Sayin
  • Ramazan Gökdemir
  • Burak Bursalı


Syncope, Mediastinal tumor, Schwannom


Syncope is a loss of consciousness due to transient global cerebral hypoperfusion and characterized by rapid onset, short term and spontaneous complete recovery. The cases with syncope need to be carefully and thoroughly evaluated. Our patient who is 56 year old male was admitted with complaints of syncope and hand numbness. We presented mediastinal schwannoma as a rare cause of syncope in our case.


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Sayin S, Gökdemir R, Bursalı B. Schwannoma as a rare cause of syncope: A case report. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2018 May 1 [cited 2024 Apr. 14];2(2):184-6. Available from: