1985 Volume 31 Issue 9 Pages 2218-2222
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.