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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 124-128
Intraoral neurilemmoma of mental nerve mimicking as traumatic fibroma: An unusual presentation - A case report and literature review


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Siroraj Hospital, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Pearlcid Siroraj
Siroraj Hospital, 75/3, Boopalarayerpuram, 6th Street, Thoothukudi - 628 001, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.203770

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Neurilemmoma, neurinoma or schwannoma is a benign tumor of neurogenic origin, arising from the myelin sheath of a neuron. Head and neck region accounts for 25%–48% of these tumors reported till date. On the contrary, intraoral sites form only 1% of the cases accounted. Although a few cases of intraoral neurilemoma of mental nerve has been reported in English literature, none has been reported to arise from the terminal fibers of the mental nerve. In this particular article, we present a case were the tumor was noted in the lower labial mucosa.


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