Schwannoma of the breast

S. Humayun Gultekin, Hiram S. Cody, Syed A. Hoda

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Abstract

Schwannoma arising within breast parenchyma is rare. We report such a case in a 50-year-old woman. The tumor, which measured 7 mm, is the smallest and the only mammographically detected schwannoma of the breast thus far reported. Clinicians should be aware that this benign tumor of breast may simulate a malignant neoplasm clinically as well as mammographically. A review of the international literature yielded 15 proven cases of mammary schwannoma. Recurrence after surgical excision has not been reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)238-239
Number of pages2
JournalSouthern medical journal
Volume89
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Schwannoma of the breast'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Gultekin, S. H., Cody, H. S., & Hoda, S. A. (1996). Schwannoma of the breast. Southern medical journal, 89(2), 238-239. https://doi.org/10.1097/00007611-199602000-00018