DISCUSSION: Schwannoma or neurilemmoma
are benign, slow growing, usually solitary and encapsulated tumor, originating from Schwann cells of the peripheral, autonomic and cranial nerves.
) of the facial nerve presenting as a parotid mass.
Expected neurologic outcomes for surgical treatment of cervical neurilemmomas
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Schwannoma, also known as neurilemmoma
, is a benign, well-circumscribed, encapsulated tumor of myelin forming Schwann cells.
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The diferencial diagnostic include: dermoid cysts , papillomatosis , SCC , condrosarcoma , cutaneous melanocytoma , basal cell carcinoma in a dromedary camel , cutaneous plexiform neurilemmoma
(Schwannoma) , and fibrosarcoma and osteosarcoma.
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Proliferating Schwann cells of peripheral nerve sheaths form Schwannoma (or neurilemmoma
The patient was operated for a small neurilemmoma
of the left nerve VIII using retrosigmoidal craniotomy.