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CASE REPORT

Intraparotid Facial Nerve Schwannoma: A Report of Two Cases

Muhammet Fatih Topuz, Ömer Genç, Nilufer Kadioglu, Üstün Osma

Keywords : Facial nerve, Parotid gland, Schwannoma

Citation Information : Topuz MF, Genç Ö, Kadioglu N, Osma Ü. Intraparotid Facial Nerve Schwannoma: A Report of Two Cases. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2020; 12 (1):4-7.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1343

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 03-03-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Schwannoma is a benign, asymptomatic, solitary, and encapsulated tumor that grows slowly from peripheral, autonomic, or cranial nerve sheaths. The origin of the schwannomas in the facial nerve is rare and they tend to occur in the intratemporal part of the nerve. An intraparotid facial nerve schwannoma is usually a painless, slow-growing mass like the other benign parotid tumors. In this case report, we will discuss the clinical presentation, management, and outcome of two patients with intraparotid facial nerve schwannoma.


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