Schwannoma in the Oral Tongue : A Case Report with Review of Literature
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Yong-Il Cheon, Sung-Chan Shin, Byung-Joo Lee, Hyun-Keun Kwon
2020 Journal of Clinical Otolaryngology  
Schwannomas are benign, encapsulated and solitary masses originating from Schwann cells in the peripheral nerve sheath. Tumors grow slowly and develop about 25 to 40% of schwannomas in the head and neck area. Oral schwannoma occurs mostly on the tongue and can also occur in palate, buccal, mouth floor, gingiva and other oral mucosa. Schwannomas are usually treated by complete excision. A 21-year-old female patient with asymptomatic swelling on the tip of the tongue visited our hospital. Here,
more » ... report a case of schwannoma of the oral tongue with the review of literature. (J Clinical Otolaryngol 2020;31:281-285) KEY WORDS: Schwannoma·Oral cavity·Tongue.
doi:10.35420/jcohns.2020.31.2.281 fatcat:tnpldyw2ijcoln37dkdvtzelau