Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 382–386 | Cite as

Giant Solitary Schwannoma of Submandibular Salivary Gland—A Rare Entity

  • Vishal Bansal
  • Pooja Aggarwal
  • Vijay Wadhwan
  • Avi Bansal
  • Sahil kapoor
  • Manoj Yadav
Case Report


Submandibular gland tumours, especially mesenchymal tumours, are extremely rare. Schwannoma of the salivary gland is a particularly rare form of an extracranial neurogenic tumor, of which ancient schwannoma is one of five variants. Since the first description, only a few ancient schwannomas have been reported in different locations in the head and neck region. In the submandibular gland it is very rare. This report presents a case of 26 year old male patient with an ancient schwannoma of the submandibular gland seems to be arising from parasympathetic fibers.


Schwannoma Neurilemmoma Ancient Submandibular gland 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vishal Bansal
    • 1
  • Pooja Aggarwal
    • 2
  • Vijay Wadhwan
    • 2
  • Avi Bansal
    • 1
  • Sahil kapoor
    • 3
  • Manoj Yadav
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Subharti Dental CollegeSwami Vivekanand Subharti UniversityMeerutIndia
  2. 2.Department of Oral Pathology and MicrobiologySubharti Dental College and HospitalMeerutIndia
  3. 3.Subharti Dental CollegeSwami Vivekanand Subharti UniversityMeerutIndia

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