Soft tissue
Peripheral nerve
Other benign

Topic Completed: 1 November 2012

Minor changes: 9 September 2020

Copyright: 2002-2021,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Cellular schwannoma [title]

Vijay Shankar, M.D.
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Cite this page: Shankar V. Schwannoma-cellular. website. Accessed May 16th, 2021.
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
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Cellular type

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