Facial schwannoma of the parotid gland in a child.


Schwannomas may rarely arise from the facial nerve and most commonly occur in the intratemporal part of the nerve. Extratemporal facial nerve schwannomas are extremely rare. Intraparotid schwannomas usually develop in adults and only one pediatric case has hitherto been reported. Herein, we reported the second case of facial nerve schwannoma in a 7-year-old… (More)


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