Histopathologic examination of the surgical specimen demonstrated a central mucous matrix and the surrounding nerve axon. Indicates Antoni type A of intermediate power field (A) and Antoni type B of intermediate power field (B). Each high power fields are (C) and (D). Antoni type A is composed of spindle shaped Schwann cells with elongated nuclei arranged in streams and nuclear palisades known Verocay bodies (arrow). Antoni type B consists of less spindle cells and have a myxoid background.
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