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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 790941, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/790941
Case Report

Extratemporal Malignant Nerve Sheath Tumor of Facial Nerve with Coexistent Intratemporal Neurofibroma Mimicking Malignant Intratemporal Extension

1Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, 1397-1 Yamane, Hidaka, Saitama 350-1298, Japan
2Department of Radiology, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, 1397-1 Yamane, Hidaka, Saitama 350-1298, Japan

Received 2 June 2015; Accepted 30 July 2015

Academic Editor: Kai-Ping Chang

Copyright © 2015 Mitsuhiko Nakahira et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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