Bengal Journal of Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery (2020-04-01)

Schwannoma of the Submandibular Gland

  • Dechu Muddaiah,
  • Srinivas Venkatarangaiah,
  • Prashanth V,
  • Mohammed Adil Hussain M

DOI
https://doi.org/10.47210/bjohns.2020.v28i1.178
Journal volume & issue
Vol. 28, no. 1

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Introduction Mesenchymal tumours of submandibular gland are extremely rare. Schwannoma of the salivary glands is a particularly rare form of an extracranial neurogenic tumour. Case Report Here, we present an unusual case of schwannoma of submandibular gland in a 16 year old girl, who underwent total excision of mass with submandibular gland excision with no cranial nerve deficits. The details of the histopathologic features are present . Discussion Schwannoma of the salivary gland is a particularly rare form of an extracranial neurogenic tumour. Our case indicates good prognosis in a case of submandibular gland schwannoma after surgical excision.

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