Cellular Schwannoma of Oral Cavity: A Case Report

Sudhir Bhalerao, Ranit Chhabra, Avinash Tamgadge, Sandhya Tamgadge

Abstract


Neurilemmoma or Schwannoma are typically solitary, slow growing, encapsulated neoplasm that originate in a nerve and are composed of Schwann cells in a collagenous matrix. The frequency of multiplicity is apparently 2 - 6% in the body which has been given the term Schwannomatosis. Unlike classical schwannoma, cellular schwannoma discloses a markedly increase in cellularity, comprising fascicles of spindle cells which can occasionally be associated with herringbone or storiform pattern. We report here a case of intraoral multiple schwannoma of oral cavity showing histopathological findings of cellular schwannoma, in a 38 year old female patient.


Keywords


Neurilemmoma;Schwannoma;Nerve Sheath;Neoplasms;Neuroma;Neuroendocrine Tumors;Germ Cell and Embryonal

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