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Echographic characteristics of benign orbital schwannomas (neurilemomas).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3041838     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We examined two patients with orbital schwannomas (neurilemomas). The echographic findings, including a sharply outlined capsule, a well-defined central cystic space within the tumor with very low internal reflectivity surrounded by smaller cysts with variable reflectivity, slight or no compressibility, and blood flow, should help to differentiate these benign tumors from other orbital lesions. Histologic examination showed a combination of Antoni type A (dense and cellular) and Antoni type B (loose, edematous, or necrotic) patterns.
B M Byrne; W A van Heuven; A W Lawton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  106     ISSN:  0002-9394     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  1988 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-08-31     Completed Date:  1988-08-31     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370500     Medline TA:  Am J Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  194-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284-7779.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Neurilemmoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography
Orbit / surgery
Orbital Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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