Cellular schwannoma of the bronchus.

Nesbitt JC, Vega DM, Burke T, Mackay B
Ultrastruct Pathol. 1996 20 (4): 349-54

PMID: 8837342 · DOI:10.3109/01913129609016336

A cellular schwannoma in a bronchus of a 64-year-old female is reported with immunocytochemical and ultrastructural observations. One previous case arising in the lung has been reported. The tumor formed a 3-cm exophytic mass in a segmental bronchus. Pneumonectomy was performed. The tumor was moderately cellular and devoid of Verocay bodies, and the spindle cells were immunoreactive for S-100 protein. Electron microscopy revealed schwannian features that were less developed than in a classic schwannoma.

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Bronchial Neoplasms Female Humans Immunohistochemistry Microscopy, Electron Middle Aged Neurilemmoma Pneumonectomy

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