The ultra-structure of a melanotic schwannoma of the skin.

  • John Webb
  • Published 1982 in The Journal of pathology
The case is described of a 53-year-old female with a pigmented tumour of the skin of the foot. The light and electron-microscopic findings established that the tumour was a melanotic Schwannoma. The ultra-structural features indicated that the Schwann cells, which contained melanosomes in varying stages of maturation, were producing melanin. A second type… CONTINUE READING