• A 39-year-old woman had a large benign intracranial schwannoma of the Gasserian ganglion. Thirty-two years previously, she had an embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit. She had been treated by enucleation, local excision, and low-dose supplemental irradiation (1,400 rads). This is the longest survival of which we are aware following any treatment modality in such tumors. No correlation between the two tumors has been established.
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