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IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain


Intraoral Schwannoma (Neurilemmoma): A Case Report


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Author Details : Sanyog Pathak, Anand S. Tegginamani, Wanjari Ghate Sonalika, Vanishree H.S

Volume : 2, Issue : 1, Year : 2016

Article Page : 24-27


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Abstract

Neurilemmoma also known as schwannoma is benign nerve sheath tumor rarely occurring in the oral cavity. Intraoral occurrence of schwannomas is rare with an incidence of about only 1%. The sites of occurrence are usually the tongue, palate, floor of mouth, buccal mucosa, and mandible in descending order of incidence. It presents as encapsulated, slow growing, solitary, smooth-surfaced, and usually asymptomatic.

Key words
: Antoni type A, Benign tumor, Neurilemmoma, soft palate, Verocay bodies

How to cite : Pathak S, Tegginamani A S, Sonalika W G, H.s V, Intraoral Schwannoma (Neurilemmoma): A Case Report. IP Indian J Anat Surg Head Neck Brain 2016;2(1):24-27

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