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Palatal schwannoma in an elderly woman.
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PMID:  22004013     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Gerodontology 2011; doi: 10.1111/j.1741-2358.2010.00415.x Palatal schwannoma in an elderly woman Schwannoma also known as neurilemmoma is a benign tumour derived from schwann cells and is relatively rare in occurrence. Only 1% of the schwannomas in the head and neck region occur at intra-oral sites. Schwannomas usually occur during the third or fourth decades of life and the tongue is the most common intra-oral site. A case of intra-oral schwannoma in a 70-year-old female in the region of hard palate is described which is extremely rare.
Authors:
Shishir Ram Shetty; Chandni Mishra; Pushparaj Shetty; Arshdeep Kaur; Subhas Babu
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gerodontology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1741-2358     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
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Created Date:  2011-10-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8215850     Medline TA:  Gerodontology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 The Gerodontology Society and John Wiley & Sons A/S.
Affiliation:
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology Department of Oral Pathology, A.B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
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