Schwannoma of the oral cavity. Histological and immunohistochemical features

Authors

  • Sandra De Cássia Santana Sardinha Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP
  • Aleysson Olímpio Paza Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP
  • Pablo Agustin Vargas Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP
  • Roger William Fernandes Moreira Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP
  • Márcio Moraes Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20396/bjos.v4i14.8641845

Keywords:

Neurilemoma. Schwannoma. Oral cavity. Tongue . Immunohistochemistry

Abstract

Schwannoma is a relatively uncommon, slowly growing lesion that is most commonly encountered in the nerve sheath. The mobile portion of the tongue is the most common site, followed by the palate, floor of mouth, buccal mucosa, lips, and jaws. The present case report refere a 13-year-old boy with a tongue mass that did not interfere with the speech. The histopathology and immunohistochemistry study of the excised lesion showed a Schwannoma of the tongue.

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Author Biographies

Sandra De Cássia Santana Sardinha, Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP

Possui graduação em Odontologia pela Universidade Federal da Bahia (1997), mestrado em Clínica Odontológica Área de Cirurgia e Traumatologia Buco-maxilo-facial[Piracicaba] pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (2001) e doutorado em Clínica Odontológica Área de Cirurgia e Traumatologia Buco-maxilo-facial[Piracicaba] pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (2003).

Aleysson Olímpio Paza, Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP

Possui graduação em Odontologia pela Universidade de Passo Fundo(1998), especialização em Implantodontia pelo Sindicato dos Odontologistas do Estado de Santa Catarina(2008), mestrado em Clínica Odontológica pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas(2001) e doutorado em Clínica Odontológica pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas(2003). Atualmente é Professor da Universidade da Região de Joinville. Atuando principalmente nos seguintes temas:traumatologia buco-maxilo-facial.

Pablo Agustin Vargas, Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP

Dr Vargas is a dental graduate of the UNESP-Araraquara-Brazil and obtained a Master of Science and PhD titles from the UNICAMP-Piracicaba-Brazil in Oral Pathology. He was chairman of the post-graduate course of Oral Pathology-UNICAMP for 4 years (2000-2004). He was also president of the II International Congress of Dentistry of the UNICAMP, which was held in Piracicaba, Brazil in 2004. He was Honorary Senior Lecturer of the Department of Oral Pathology of the University of Sheffield-UK (2005-2007). He has been teaching Oral Pathology in the School of Dentistry of Piracicaba-UNICAMP. He was vice-chair of the Department of Oral Diagnosis-UNICAMP and Latin America and Caribbean Councillor of the International Association of Oral Pathologists (IAOP) (2008-2012). He was local president of the XVI International Congress of Oral Pathology and Medicine (IAOP-SOBEP Joint Meeting), which was held in São Pedro, Brazil in 2012. He has authored or co-authored 1 chapter and 164 papers (134 indexed in PUBMED) on Oral Pathology and Medicine. He has been acting as reviewer of numerous international periodicals as Oral Oncology, Oral Diseases, Indian Journal of Cancer, Yonsei Medical Journal and Medicinal Oral Patologia Oral Cirurgia Oral. He belongs to the editorial board of 2 international journals: 1- Oral Oncology; 2- Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Path Oral Radiol. He was granted with FRCPath (The Royal College of Pathologists-UK) in January-2013 and Extraordinary Professor at University of Pretoria-South Africa. He is a diagnostic pathologist of oral lesions in Piracicaba and his main research fields are molecular pathology of salivary gland lesions, cysts and odontogenic tumours, and salivary gland involvement in AIDS patients.

Roger William Fernandes Moreira, Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP

Bachelor's at Direito from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás (1993), bachelor's at Medicina from Universidade Cidade de São Paulo (2012), bachelor's at administracão from Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba (2006), bachelor's at Odontologia from Universidade Federal de Goiás (1994), master's at Clinical Odontology from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1997) and doctorate at Clinical Odontology from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1999). Has experience in Odontology, acting on the following subjects: enxerto autógeno, tomografia convencional linear, infecção, rifamicinas and nervo mandibular.

Márcio Moraes, Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP

Possui graduação em Odontologia pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1991), mestrado em Clínica Odontológica (1997) e doutorado em Clínica Odontológica (1998) pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas, área de concentração em Cirurgia e Traumatologia Buco-Maxilo-Facial. Pós-Doutorado pela Universidade de New Orleans, porém realizado na cidade de Charlotte -NC - USA no ano de 2001.

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2015-11-19

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Sardinha SDCS, Paza AO, Vargas PA, Moreira RWF, Moraes M. Schwannoma of the oral cavity. Histological and immunohistochemical features. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2015 Nov. 19 [cited 2022 Nov. 26];4(14):806-9. Available from: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/bjos/article/view/8641845

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