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Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery > Volume 30(5); 1987 > Article
Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1987;30(5): 781-8.
Three Cases of Neurilemmoma Originated from Head and Neck
Gang Dae Lee, MD, Sung Ki Hwang, MD, Han Jin Goh, MD, Soo Geun Wang, MD, and Kyong Myong Chon, MD
Department of Otolaryngology, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Korea
頭頸部 神經鞘腫 3治驗例
이강대 · 황성기 · 고한진 · 왕수건 · 전경명
부산대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실

Tumors originating from the nerve sheath are relatively rare, but it was first described by Verocay in 1910 and named neurinoma. In 1935, Stout termed neurilemmoma and it is now generally accepted. A neurilemmoma is benign tumor and may be originated from all kinds of cranial and peripheral nerves, but about 25% of all neurilemmoma was originated in the vicinity of the head and neck. The authors recently experienced three cases of neurilemmoma which originated from the epiglottis and aryepiglottic fold of the larynx, lateral pharyngeal wall and submental region.

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