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Schwannoma in the midline of hard palate: a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  25093057     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Schwannoma is a benign encapsulated slow-growing tumor that originates from Schwann cells of the peripheral nerve sheath. It usually occurs in the head and neck; however, it is rare in the oral cavity. The tongue is the most common site of intraoral schwannomas, followed by the floor of the mouth, palate, gingiva, vestibular mucosa, lips and mental nerve area. We report a rare case of schwannoma in the midline of hard palate with ulcerated surface in a 21-year-old male with a two-month history of a painless swelling on his palate. Clinical, radiographic and histopathological features along with differential diagnosis and treatment are also discussed.
Authors:
Monir Moradzadeh Khiavi; Ali Taghavi Zenouz; Ali Hossein Mesgarzadeh; Omid Sabetmehr; Seyyed Mostafa Mahmoudi; Maryam Kouhsoltani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-06-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of dental research, dental clinics, dental prospects     Volume:  8     ISSN:  2008-210X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Dent Res Dent Clin Dent Prospects     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-08-05     Completed Date:  2014-08-05     Revised Date:  2014-08-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101576035     Medline TA:  J Dent Res Dent Clin Dent Prospects     Country:  Iran    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  114-7     Citation Subset:  -    
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