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dc.contributor.authorAslan, Gaffar
dc.contributor.authorÇınar, Fikret
dc.contributor.authorÇabuk, Fatmagül
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-12T13:40:24Z
dc.date.available2015-01-12T13:40:24Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationAslan G, Cinar F, Cabuk FK. Schwannoma of the submandibular gland: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014; 8: 231. doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-8-231.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1752-1947
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.jmedicalcasereports.com/content/8/1/231en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/11446/659en_US
dc.descriptionİstanbul Bilim Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi.en_US
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION: Schwannoma is a benign, solitary, and slowly progressive encapsulated tumor originating from the sheath of myelinated nerve fibers. Schwannoma of the salivary gland is a particularly rare form of an extracranial neurogenic tumor. Here, we present an unusual case of aschwannoma of the submandibular gland in a 19-year-old man. Total excision of the submandibular gland resulted in complete resolution of symptoms with no cranial nerve deficits. The details of the histopathologic and immunohistochemical features are presented. CASE PRESENTATION: A 19-year-old Caucasian man was admitted to our clinic with a painless mass on the right side of his neck that he had had for the past four months. A neck examination revealed a smooth-surfaced, mobile, firm, and painless mass, 6cm in its greatest diameter, on the right side of the submandibular region. Fine-needle aspiration cytology was suggestive of a submandibular gland schwannoma. After the initial evaluation, our patient was prepared for surgical evaluation and resection with a presumptive diagnosis of a neurogenic tumor of the submandibular gland. The final diagnosis of schwannoma was verified by microscopic and immunohistochemical studies. At one-year follow-up of the case, there was no evidence of recurrence. CONCLUSIONS: Schwannoma of the salivary gland is a particularly rare form of an extracranial neurogenic tumor. Our findings indicate good prognosis in an unusual case of a submandibular gland schwannoma in a 19-year-old man treated by surgical excision with no recurrence within 12 months of follow-up.
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherBioMed Centralen_US
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen_US
dc.subjectschwannomaen_US
dc.subjectneurilemmomaen_US
dc.subjectsubmandibular glanden_US
dc.subjecttreatmenten_US
dc.subjectbenign tumoren_US
dc.titleSchwannoma of the submandibular gland: a case report.en_US
dc.typereporten_US
dc.relation.journalJournal of Medical Case Reportsen_US
dc.contributor.departmentDBÜ, Tıp Fakültesien_US
dc.identifier.issue231
dc.identifier.volume8
dc.contributor.authorIDTR41441en_US
dc.contributor.authorIDTR7809en_US
dc.contributor.authorIDTR54170en_US
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