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Ancient schwannoma of the parotid gland: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16343919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Schwannomas are encapsulated benign tumours arising from nerve sheath cells, of which ancient schwannoma is one of five variants. Since the first description, only a few ancient schwannomas have been reported in different locations in the head and neck region. In the parotid gland, this tumour is very rare. In this report, a 41-year-old female patient with an ancient schwannoma of the parotid gland is presented and the data of this patient compared with other (comparable) cases described in the literature.
Tuba Bayindir; M Tayyar Kalcioglu; Ahmet Kizilay; Nese Karadag; Mustafa Akarcay
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2005-12-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1010-5182     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniomaxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2006 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-26     Completed Date:  2006-03-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8704309     Medline TA:  J Craniomaxillofac Surg     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  38-42     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Inonu University, School of Medicine, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Malatya 44069, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Cell Nucleus / ultrastructure
Cytoplasm / ultrastructure
Histiocytes / pathology
Macrophages / pathology
Neurilemmoma / classification,  pathology*
Parotid Neoplasms / pathology*
S100 Proteins / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/S100 Proteins

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