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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 318-320

Schwannoma of the eyelid: Apropos of two cases


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Charles Nicolle University Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia
2 Department of Hispathology, Charles Nicolle University Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia

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Raja Anane Touzri
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Tunisia
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.53063

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Schwannoma, also referred to as neurilemmoma, is a benign tumor of peripheral nerve arising from Schwann cells that form the neural sheath. Schwannoma of ophthalmic interest is rare although it has been reported in relation with the orbit, and less frequently with the uveal tract and conjunctiva. Isolated eyelid schwannoma is extremely uncommon. Up until now, only eight cases have been reported in literature. Herein, we report two cases of eyelid schwannoma.


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