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Reticular and microcystic schwannoma: a distinctive tumor of the gastrointestinal tract.

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Reticular/microcystic schwannoma is a rare variant of schwannoma with a predilection for viscera, especially the gastrointestinal tract. Of the 9 cases reported thus far, 7 have occurred in female patients. The average age of presentation is 67 years. They are usually small, asymptomatic lesions ranging in size from 0.85 to 2.2 cm with a mean size of 1.35 cm. They usually occur in the stomach, small bowel, and proximal large intestine. It differs from usual schwannomas of the gastrointestinal...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Lab Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Annals of diagnostic pathology More from this journal
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Pages:
198-201
Publication date:
2011-06-01
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EISSN:
1532-8198
ISSN:
1092-9134
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:122040
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uuid:fd11cfee-4004-4852-92a3-e9f35a221d9c
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pubs:122040
Source identifiers:
122040
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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