Soft tissue
Peripheral nerve tumors
Cellular schwannoma

Topic Completed: 1 November 2012

Minor changes: 24 October 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Cellular schwannoma [title]

Vijay Shankar, M.D.
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Cite this page: Shankar V. Cellular schwannoma. website. Accessed July 5th, 2020.
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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Cellular type, courtesy of Mark R. Wick, M.D.

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