N. S. C. Charles, V Ramesh, PD Balamurali, Simranjit Singh
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry, India.
DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.116993


Schwannoma is an intraoral rare, benign neoplasm arising from and consisting solely of Schwann cells. Its etiology is unknown. It presents as a solitary, slow growing, smooth surfaced, generally asymptomatic firm mass. Schwannomas commonly occur between 30 and 50 years. It is relatively uncommon, although a quarter of all Schwannoma’s occurs in the head and neck region. Schwannoma of the floor of the mouth is rare in the oral region. Described is a case of Schwannoma of the floor of the mouth in a 28-year-old male, of large size.

Keywords: Benign neoplasm, floor of the mouth, neural lesions, Schwannoma, swelling.

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