Soft Tissue Schwannomas of the Hard Palate and the Mandibular Mentum

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Eroglu C. N., Tunc S. K., GÜNHAN O.

CASE REPORTS IN DENTISTRY, vol.2017, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2017
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1155/2017/7401631
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: No


Schwannomas are benign, slow growing, encapsulated tumours that originate from the Schwann cells. Intraoral schwannomas are rare, and most of these tumours involve the tongue. They are rarely located in the hard palate or in the facial soft tissue. Herein, we present the clinical and histological features as well as the prognoses of two male patients with schwannoma, one of which was localized to the hard palate and the other to the facial soft tissue around the mandibular mentum and caused swelling.