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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44842

Profile of Schwannoma in a Tertiary Orthopedic Center- Seven Year Experience

Jayanthi KJ, Niranjan Gowda MR, Lakhsmi KS

Abstract

Context: Schwannomas are rare benign soft tissue tumours. It presents as painless, slowly growing swelling. It may involve any nerve in the body. There are few published data and literature on Schwannoma. Hence, we took up this study to analyze the pattern of Schwannoma. Aims: To study the clinico pathological features of Schwannomas. Settings and Design: Retrospective analysis of Schwannoma diagnosed from February 2015 to February2022 at Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma & Orthopedics, Bangalore. Methods and Material: The present study comprised of retrospective analysis of Schwannoma diagnosed from February 2015 to February2022 at Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma & Orthopedics, Bangalore. Total of 22 biopsies were analyzed. Relevant clinical and radiological details were obtained. Biopsy specimens were processed routinely and wherever necessary special stains and IHC for S-100 were done. Statistical analysis used: Nil Results: In our study, the common age groups affected were between 41-50years. Men were affected more. Most common symptoms were pain and swelling. Youngest was 17 year old male and oldest was 72 year male Conclusions: Understanding the morphological variants of schwannomas aids the pathologist in making a precise diagnosis

Keywords

Histopathology, Schwannoma.

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