Evaluation of cystic schwannoma of masticator space – A case report

@inproceedings{Bhowmik2019EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of cystic schwannoma of masticator space – A case report},
  author={Biyas Bhowmik and Rupam Sinha and Atul P. Sattur and Ishita Banerjee},
  booktitle={Journal of family medicine and primary care},
  year={2019}
}
Schwannoma is a benign neoplasm originating from the neural sheath and occurring in up to 45% of the cases of extracranial neurogenic tumors. Schwannomas of masticator spaces are rare. This article reports the case of an intraoral schwannoma occupying the masseteric and buccal spaces of a 55-year-old woman, for whom detailed imaging investigations were performed, comprising conventional extraoral radiographs, ultrasound, and plain and contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. The lesion was… CONTINUE READING

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