schwannoma

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schwannoma

[shwä′nō·mə]
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Proper treatment for a neurilemoma is excision and careful surgical technique; the aid of a microscope or loupe magnification will usually avoid any further damage to the nerve's fascicles.
A case of neurilemoma (schwannoma) that mimicked a pleomorphic adenoma (an example of potential pitfall in aspiration cytodiagnosis).
Acoustic neuroma--also called neurinoma, neurilemoma, and schwannoma--is a benign tumor of the myelinforming Schwann cells that cover the VIIIth cranial nerve.
Differential diagnosis is very important because a variety of lesions can have the same clinical presentation such as lymphomas, cranial clefts cystis, neurilemomas, parotid gland tumors, thyroids masses, metastatic cervical lymphanedopathy, and tubercolosis.
The treatment of laryngeal lymphoma differs from that of other submucosal lesions such as laryngeal cysts, nenrofibromas, lipomas, myxolipomas, hemangiopericytomas, paragangliomas, laryngeal amyloidosis, neurilemomas, and Teflon granulomas.