Japanese Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Online ISSN : 2186-1579
Print ISSN : 0021-5163
ISSN-L : 0021-5163
A case of neurinoma of the sublingual area of the tongue
Atsushi NAKAMURAKen-ichi SAITOMayumi YOSHIDAYukihiro MICHIWAKINoriko SUZUKIKen-ichi MICHIAkira YAMAGUCHI
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1985 Volume 31 Issue 9 Pages 2218-2222

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A 37-year-old woman had a mass of sublingual area of the tongue visited us and had her tumor resected. Histopathological evaluation revealed it to be a neurinoma of type A in Antoni's distribution. In addition, an immunohistochemical study using the antibody of S-100 protein was carried out. The results suggested that the tumor originated from Schwann cells. The clinical and histopathological characteristics of neurinoma are discussed.

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