Schwannoma of the parapharyngeal space

Hideo Kurokawa, Keiko Miura, Shinobu Matsumoto, Takashi Nakamura, Tomoyuki Murata, Min Zhang, Hiroshi Fukuyama, Tetsu Takahashi

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A rare case of schwannoma in a 31-year-old man derivedfrom the cervical sympathetic nerve is reported. The tumour was composed mostly of Antoni A tissue occurring in the left parapharyngeal space. The tumour was completely removed through an external incision. The postoperative course was uneventful.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-63
Number of pages4
JournalAsian Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Case report
  • Neurilemmoma
  • Pharyngeal neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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