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Benign Schwannoma of the Gingiva

Federica Demarosi, DDS, MD; Giovanni Lodi, DDS, PhD; Andrea Sardella, MD; Laura Moneghini, MD; Antonio Carrassi, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2008;144(5):689-690. doi:10.1001/archderm.144.5.689.
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Koizumi  YUtsunomiya  TYamamoto  H Cellular schwannoma in the oral mucosa. Acta Otolaryngol 2002;122 (4) 458- 462
PubMed Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1080/00016480260000210]]
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PubMed Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1016/S0196-0709(03)00064-4]]
Guglielmotti  MBPena  CDominquez  FV Malignant schwannoma of the gingiva. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 1987;16 (4) 492- 495
PubMed Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1016/S0901-5027(87)80091-7]]
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Oral view showing the schwannoma in the mandibular gingiva.

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Histopathologic examination revealed a relatively homogeneous mass with a fibrous capsule. The tumor consisted of densely packed spindle cells with a palisading pattern between areas with looser hypocellular arrangements (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification ×180).

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