Intraoral plexiform (multinodular) neurilemoma

Stephen A. Heifetz, A. Michael Sadove, Monica L. Joyner, Darrell Davidson

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An intraoral (buccal) mass in a 6-year-old child was found to be a benign plexiform (multinodular) neurilemoma by fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy cytology and histologic examination of the excised specimen. Clinical and pathological features of these rare tumors are reviewed, and the capacity of FNA to guide surgical planning in the pediatric population is emphasized..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)457-465
Number of pages9
JournalFetal and Pediatric Pathology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991


  • Fine-needle aspiration
  • Neurilemoma
  • Oral
  • Peripheral nerve
  • Schwannoma
  • Tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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    Heifetz, S. A., Sadove, A. M., Joyner, M. L., & Davidson, D. (1991). Intraoral plexiform (multinodular) neurilemoma. Fetal and Pediatric Pathology, 11(3), 457-465.