International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Pathology | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020


Schwannoma of Tongue in a Young Patient: A Rare Case Report

Dr. K. Amarnath [3] | Dr. M. Suresh Kumar [3] | Dr. Sai Chand | Dr. Faisal [3]


Abstract: Schwannomas are rare peripheral benign nerve sheath tumour. Intra oral location is very uncommon (only 1 %of head and neck schwannomas) and in it tongue is the most common intra oral site. It is a well circumscribed encapsulated lesion which rarely infiltrate and metastasize. We report a case of 15-year-old male patient with an asymptomatic swelling in left lateral and upper part of tongue. Histopathology & Immunohistochemisrty examination confirmed the diagnosis complete surgical excision was performed and no recurrence was noted on follow up.


Keywords: schwannoma, schwan cells, solitary lesion, benign neoplasm, surgical excision


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,


Pages: 782 - 784


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