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Caspian J Dent Res 2017, 6(1): 49-53 Back to browse issues page
Plexiform schwannoma of the floor of the mouth: a case report
Mohammad Koochek Dezfuli, Maryam Seyedmajidi , Shabnam Sohanian *, Hamed Hossein Kazemi, Khashayar Dehshiri
,Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran. , shabnam.sohanian@gmail.com
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Plexiform schwannoma is a type of schwannoma that can be occured at any age and any site of the oral cavity. In the gross and histopathological features, it shows plexiform or multinodular growth pattern. This variant of schwannoma is sometimes associated with neurofibromatosis type II or schwannomatosis. Histopathologically, plexiform schwannoma is composed of schwann cells that show Anthony A growth pattern. Mitosis are rare or absent.This study reports a case of a healthy 34 year old female with swelling in floor of her mouth; according to the clinical and histopathological findings, the diagnosis was Plexiform schwannoma.

Keywords: Schwannomatosis, Plexiform, Neurofibromatosis type 2, Schwannoma
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
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Koochek Dezfuli M, Seyedmajidi M, Sohanian S, Hossein Kazemi H, Dehshiri K. Plexiform schwannoma of the floor of the mouth: a case report . Caspian J Dent Res. 2017; 6 (1) :49-53
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