Pancreas
Other tumors
Schwannoma

Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 3 January 2018, last major update August 2012

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PubMed Search: Schwannoma pancreas

Cite this page: Jain, D. Schwannoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/pancreasschwannoma.html. Accessed May 27th, 2018.
Definition / general
Gross images

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Cut surface
composed of solid,
myxomatous and
hemorrhagic areas

Cystic tumor of pancreatic tail

Microscopic (histologic) images

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Left / middle: spindle cell proliferation with interlacing and palisading patterns; right: myxoid / edematous degeneration with hemorrhage, hemosiderin and hyalinized and dilated vascular walls (Antoni B)

Giant malignant schwannoma of pancreatic body and tail, which involved transverse colon

Cytology images

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Cystic fluid - a: scattered spindle cells with background
hemosiderin laden histiocytes; b: tumor cells have fine
granular chromatin with single prominent nucleolus; c: some
tissue fragments are composed of spindle cells; d: S100+