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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 25-28

Plexiform (multinodular) neurilemoma of the tongue


Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

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Rekha B Chaudhari
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-433X.116821

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Neurilemoma is an uncommon nerve sheath tumor, arising from schwann cells. Typically it occurs as a solitary, asymptomatic, slow growing benign tumor. Its etiology is unknown. Microscopically two distinct patterns are pathognomic - Antoni A and Antoni B tissue. The current case report describes an unusual neurilemoma of the tongue, in a young 24-year-old female. Histologically it exhibited plexiform (multinodular) pattern. It's review and histomorphological features of this rare variant are discussed.


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