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VOLUME 16 , ISSUE 1 ( January-April, 2024 ) > List of Articles


Auricular Schwannoma: A Case Report

Raid Muhmid Al-Ani

Keywords : Auricle, Case report, Ear, External ear canal, Pinna, Schwannoma

Citation Information : Al-Ani RM. Auricular Schwannoma: A Case Report. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2024; 16 (1):36-37.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1502

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 11-04-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Schwannoma is a benign tumor of Schwann cells and is seldom to be seen in the auricle. In the literature, very few cases of Schwannomas originating in the pinna were reported. In this article, we described a 35-year-old female patient who presented with right painless auricular mass which was treated by excision under general anesthesia. The clinical and histopathologic features, the differential diagnosis, and the treatment of auricular Schwannoma are discussed.

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