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Mental Nerve Schwannoma

Deeksha Thakur, Satish Nair

Keywords : Immunohistochemistry, Mental nerve, MRI, Schwannoma, Surgery

Citation Information : Thakur D, Nair S. Mental Nerve Schwannoma. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2022; 14 (3):117-118.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1426

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 20-03-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Schwannomas are benign, painless, slowly growing tumors that arise from Schwann cells that surround the neural sheath. Clinical symptoms and signs are often nonspecific and inconclusive. Diagnosis is confirmed by fine needle aspiration cytology, histopathological examination, and immunohistochemical positivity for S100. They show a good prognosis overall with minimal rates of recurrence and transformation to malignancy.

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