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Clinical Problem Solving: Pathology
August 2003

Pathology Quiz Case—Diagnosis

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Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003;129(8):898. doi:10.1001/archotol.129.8.897

Schwannomas are slow-growing benign tumors of the peripheral nervous system that originate from Schwann cells in the peripheral nerve sheath.1 They were first described by Verocay.2 Stout3 suggested that these tumors originated from Schwann cells in the peripheral nerve sheath and called them neurilemomas.

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