Trigeminal and facial schwannoma: a case load and review of the literature

P Gennaro, E Nastro Siniscalchi, G Gabriele, P Cascone
European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences 2012, 16 Suppl 4: 8-12
Schwannoma or neurilemmoma are benign tumours originating from Schwann cells of the nerve sheath. They can arise from any peripheral, cranial, or autonomic nerve The treatment of extracranial head and neck schwannomas is surgical and the approach depends on the location and extent of the tumor and the nerve involved. The Authors report the case load of surgical managements of three different extracranial nerve schwannomas involved facial and trigeminal nerves, and a review of the literature.

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