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IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain

Intraoral Schwannoma (Neurilemmoma): A Case Report

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Author Details: Sanyog Pathak, Anand S. Tegginamani, Wanjari Ghate Sonalika, Vanishree H.S

Volume : 2

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-5229

Print ISSN : 2581-5210

Article First Page : 24

Article End Page : 27


Neurilemmoma also known as schwannoma is benign nerve sheath tumor rarely occurring in the oral cavity. Intraoral occurrence of schwannomas is rare with an incidence of about only 1%. The sites of occurrence are usually the tongue, palate, floor of mouth, buccal mucosa, and mandible in descending order of incidence. It presents as encapsulated, slow growing, solitary, smooth-surfaced, and usually asymptomatic.

Key words
: Antoni type A, Benign tumor, Neurilemmoma, soft palate, Verocay bodies