Lingual Schwannoma A common tumor in uncommon location

International Journal of Biomedical Research

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Title Lingual Schwannoma A common tumor in uncommon location
 
Creator Ghose, Pritha
Mahata, Manisha
Datta, Jayati
Mukherjee, Sanghamitra
Das, Tushar Kanti
 
Description Schwannoma (neurilemmoma) is a solitary, benign, truly encapsulated tumor originating from proliferating Schwann cells of nerve sheath. Though the overall incidence of Schwannoma is 25-45% in head and neck region, only 1% is seen in oral cavity. Tongue is most common in oral cavity. We report a rare case of lingual schwannoma in a 23 years old male patient who presented with painless, small, slow-growing mass over right lateral border of the tongue of three months duration. A clinical diagnosis of traumatic fibroma was made. The patient underwent complete surgical excision. Histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of schwannoma.
 
Publisher Scholar Science Journals
 
Date 2015-09-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
case study
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ssjournals.com/index.php/ijbr/article/view/2443
10.7439/ijbr.v6i9.2443
 
Source International Journal of Biomedical Research; Vol. 6 No. 9 (2015): Sep; 747-748
0976-9633
2455-0566
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ssjournals.com/index.php/ijbr/article/view/2443/1946
10.7439/ijbr.v6i9.2443.g1946
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2015 International Journal of Biomedical Research
 

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