Schwannoma of mental region, a clinical rarity: Report of a case

Kamath, Abhay Taranath and Shukla, Anand Deep and Kudva, Adarsh and Chithra, A and Patel, Nilesh (2016) Schwannoma of mental region, a clinical rarity: Report of a case. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research, 7 (5). pp. 11157-11159. ISSN 0976-3031

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Schwannoma (Neurilemmoma) is a benign nerve sheath tumor that is composed entirely of well differentiated Schwann cells. It is important to highlight that the Schwannoma is usually found in the head and neck, and rarely in the oral cavity. They are usually asymptomatic, do not recur, and malignant transformation is rare. Here we report an extremely rare case of schwannoma of mental nerve in anterior region of the jaw since past three months. Complete excision of the mass was performed under General Anesthesia with no inadvertent complications.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Schwannoma; schwann cells; mental region.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2017 09:06
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2017 09:06

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