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Peripheral nerve tumors
Cellular schwannoma

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D.

Revised: 30 January 2018, last major update November 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Cellular schwannoma [title]

See also: schwannoma, ancient, angiosarcoma, epithelioid, microcystic-reticular, pigmented, plexiform, psammomatous melanotic

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Definition / general
  • Primarily Antoni A areas without Verocay bodies; usually in retroperitoneum, pelvis, mediastinum
  • May have nuclear atypia and focal necrosis
  • 0 - 3 mitotic figures / 10HPF; 5% recur, no metastases
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