Robotic resection of mediastinal left vagus neurofibroma

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Published: June 20, 2022
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Neurogenic tumors represent 10 to 34% of all mediastinal tumors and among them, neurofibroma originating from the vagus nerve are rare entities. We present a case of a neurofibroma with cystic degeneration originating from the left branch of the vagus nerve in a 27-year-old man without von Recklinghausen disease. A complete robotic resection of the mediastinal mass has been performed, with amputation of the vagus nerve enclosed in the mass. The postoperative course was uneventful and the patient was discharged in two days. 

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Brandolini, Jury, Francesca Ambrosi, Pietro Bertoglio, Barbara Bonfanti, Sergio Nicola Forti Parri, Elena Garelli, Kenji Kawamukai, and Piergiorgio Solli. 2022. “Robotic Resection of Mediastinal Left Vagus Neurofibroma”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 93 (1). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2022.2248.