Schwannoma in the parotid gland. Experience at our institute and review of the literature.

@article{Guzzo2009SchwannomaIT,
  title={Schwannoma in the parotid gland. Experience at our institute and review of the literature.},
  author={Marco Guzzo and Letizia Ferraro and Tullio Ibba and Pasquale Quattrone and Roberto Bianchi and Silvia Rezzonico and Gabriele Scaramellini},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={2009},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={
          846-51
        }
}
Schwannoma of the parotid gland is an uncommon tumor. When the facial nerve is involved by the tumor at the time of the operation, the surgical approach requires careful evaluation. The purpose of this study is to provide indications which can support the decision, taking into account the different clinical presentations of parotid schwannoma. In a retrospective study, eight cases of parotid schwannoma were collected between 1975 and 2006. In three cases the tumor affected the facial nerve… CONTINUE READING

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