Extensive malignant schwannoma of the mandibular nerve. Case report

Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1992 Oct;21(5):280-1. doi: 10.1016/s0901-5027(05)80736-2.


An extensive malignant schwannoma of the mandibular nerve in an 8-year-old boy is presented. The clinical presentation, light microscopic findings, and radiographic features are described. The patient was successfully treated with surgery in combination with chemotherapy. He is still well, without evidence of metastasis or local recurrence, 5 years postoperatively.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Cranial Nerve Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mandibular Nerve / pathology*
  • Neurilemmoma / pathology*
  • Oculomotor Nerve / pathology
  • S100 Proteins / analysis
  • Trigeminal Nerve / pathology


  • S100 Proteins