Journal of Otology & RhinologyISSN: 2324-8785

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Case Report, J Otol Rhinol Vol: 4 Issue: 5

Intraosseous Schwannoma (Neurilemmoma): An Unusual Anterior Maxillary Swelling: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Balram Garg1*, Jitender Batra1, Radhika Chavda2, Gyanender Attresh1 and Mohit Agrawal3
1Department of oral and maxillofacial surgery, PGIDS, Pt. BD Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
2Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, GDC & H, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
3KD Dental College and Hospital, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
Corresponding author : Dr. Balram Garg
Department of oral and maxillofacial surgery, PGIDS, Pt. BD Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received: February 06, 2015 Accepted: October 06, 2015 Published: October 09, 2015
Citation: Garg B, Batra J, Chavda R, Attresh G, Agrawal M (2015) Intraosseous Schwannoma (Neurilemmoma): An Unusual Anterior Maxillary Swelling: A Case Report and Review of Literature. J Otol Rhinol 4:5. doi:10.4172/2324-8785.1000247

Abstract

Neurilemmoma, also known as schwannoma, are benign tumors of the nerve sheath arising from proliferation of perineural schwann cells. Approximately 25% to 45% of the schwannoma are seen in the head and neck region and are found rarely (1-12%) in the oral cavity. Intraoral schwannoma are relatively uncommon and intraosseous ones are even rarer. The intraosseous lesions account for less than one percent of the central neoplasms. This case report presenting an interesting case of an intraosseous schwannoma unusually located in anterior maxilla of 58 years old female patient along with it review of literature.

Keywords: Benign neoplasm; Intraosseous; Schwannoma

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