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Subcutaneous schwannoma in the head region


 Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara University Medical School, Ibni Sina Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

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Umit Eroglu,
Ankara University Medical School, Ibni Sina Hospital, 06100 Ankara
Turkey
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Schwannoma is a benign neural tumor derived from Schwann cells surrounding the nerves. It occurs primarily in subcutaneous tissues and muscles with a tendency for distal extremities, head, and neck area. Treatment of schwannoma is surgical excision. Lipomas are the most common soft-tissue lesions. A case is presented to increase awareness on differential diagnosis of head and neck subcutaneous masses.


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    -  Eroglu U
    -  Yakar F
    -  Zaimoglu M
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