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Table 1 Patients and tumor characteristics of tongue schwannomas

From: Schwannoma of the tongue: a case report with review of literature

Author Year Gender Age Size (cm) Site Presentation Surgical approach
Mercantini and Mopper [21] 1959 M 22 1 Anterior Intermitten pain Transoral
Cameron [22] 1959 M 25 1.5 Anterior Lump Transoral
Chadwick [23] 1964 F 20 2.2 Posterior Lump Transoral
Craig [24] 1964 F 8 3 Posterior Lump Transoral
Pantazopoulos [25] 1965 F 45 4.5 Posterior Dyshagia/change in voice Transoral
  1965 M 25 1 Anterior Lump Transoral
Chhatbar [26] 1965 M 29 5 Posterior Throat discomfort Transoral
Firfer et al. [27] 1966 F 28 3 Anterior Lump Transoral
Hatziotis and Aspride [28] 1967 M 25 Hazelnut Posterior Lump Transoral
  1967 F 60 Pea Anterior Lump Transoral
Oles and Werthemier [29] 1967 M 52 1 Anterior Lump Transoral
Paliwal et al. [30] 1967 M 32 2.5 Anterior Lump Transoral
Crawford et al. [31] 1968 M 23 0.5 Anterior Lump Transoral
  1968 M 24 1 Anterior Lump Transoral
Das Gupta et al. [32] 1969 F 21 5 Posterior Pain Transoral
Bitici [33] 1969 M 40 2.5 Anterior Slight discomfort Transoral
Sinha and Samuel [34] 1971 M 23 1.5 Posterior Dysphagia Transoral
Mosadomi [35] 1975 M 19 3 Anterior Painful mass Transoral
Swangsilpa et al. [36] 1976 M 26 3 Anterior Lump Transoral
Sharan and Akhtar [37] 1978 F 30 1.5 Anterior Change in voice Transoral
Akimoto et al. [38] 1987 M 15 1 Anterior Lump Transoral
Sira et al. [39] 1988 F 18 3 Posterior Lump Transoral
Flickinger et al. [40] 1989 F 28 3 Anterior Lump Transoral
Talmi et al. [41] 1991 F 75 1 Posterior Lump Transoral
Gallesio and Berrone [42] 1992 F 21 1.9 Anterior/base Dysphonia/paresthesia/chewing difficulty Transoral
Lopez and Ballistin [10] 1993 M 24 0.6 Anterior Lump Transoral
Haring [43] 1994 F 49 2 Anterior Lump Transoral
Nakayama et al. [44] 1996 F 40 5.5 Anterior Lump Transoral
Dreher et al. [15] 1997 F 31 3 Base Dysphagia Transoral
Spandow et al. [45] 1999 M 37 7.9 Posterior Throat discomfort Transoral
de Bree et al. [2] 2000 F 24 5 Posterolateral/base Lump Submandibular
Pfeifle et al. [46] 2001 F 30 0.3 Anterior Lump Transoral
  2001 M 18 2 Anterior Lump Transoral
Cinar et al. [47] 2004 M 7 1 Anterior Lump Transoral
Bassichis and McMlay [48] 2004 M 9 2.3 Posterior/base Snoring Transoral
Nakasato et al. [49] 2005 F 9 2 Posterolateral/base Bleeding/ulceration Transoral
Hwang et al. [50] 2005 M 23 2.8 Anterior Lump Transoral
Lopez-Jornet and Bermejo-Fenoll [51] 2005 M 39 0.8 Posterolateral/base Lump Transoral
Vafiadis et al. [52] 2005 M 18 3.1 Anterior Lump Transoral
Bansal et al. [53] 2005 M 26 4 Posterolateral/ventral Paresthesia/dysphonia Transoral
Hsu et al. [7] 2006 M 20 5 Posterior/base Bleeding Transoral
  2006 F 39 4 Posterior/base Dysphagia Transoral
  2006 F 32 1.8 Posterior/base Lump Transoral
  2006 M 38 3 Anterior Lump Transoral
  2006 M 45 0.5 Anterior Lump Transoral
  2006 M 25 0.9 Anterior Lump Transoral
  2006 F 39 1 Anterior Lump Transoral
  2006 M 9 1.2 Anterior Lump Transoral
  2006 F 15 1.2 Anterior Lump Transoral
  2006 F 12 1.6 Anterior Lump Transoral
Ying et al. [54] 2006 F 26 4 Posterior/base Dysphagia/otalgia Transoral
Enoz et al. [14] 2006 M 7 2.5 Anterior/base Dysphagia/pain Transoral
Mehrzad et al. [55] 2006 M 49 2.2 Posterior/ventral Pain CO2-transoral
Batra et al. [56] 2007 M 30 3 Posterolateral/base Dysphagia, dyspnea, abscess Transoral
  2007 M 33 3 Posterolateral/base Dysphonia Transoral
Ballesteros et al. [57] 2007 F 31 2 Base Pain CO2-transoral
Sawhney et al. [19] 2008 F 37 4.6 Posterolateral/base Dysphagia/snoring Submandibular
Sethi et al. [58] 2008 F 28 1 Anterolateral/ventral Lump Transoral
Pereira et al. [59] 2008 M 12 1.5 Posterolateral/ventral Lump  
Cohen and Wang [17] 2009 M 77 0.7 Posterolateral/ventral Lump Transoral
  2009 F 19 1.8 Posterolateral/ventral Lump Transoral
Gupta et al. [60] 2009 F 18 1 Anterior/ventral Lump Transoral
Mardanpour and Rahbar [61] 2009 M 18 2 Posterior Dysphagia/change of voice Transoral
Karaca et al. [62] 2010 F 13 2 Posterolateral/ventral Dysphagia Transoral
Cigdem et al. [63] 2010 M 13 2 Anterior/ventral Lump Transoral
Jeffcoat et al. [64] 2010 M 68 1.5 Lateral Lump Transoral
Naidu and Sinha [65] 2010 M 12 2 Anterolateral/base Paresthesia/bleeding/ulceration Transoral
Lukšić et al. [66] 2011 M 10 1.5 Posterolateral/ventral Lump Transoral
Batra et al. [67] 2011 F 38 4.2 Posterior/ventral Dysphagia/change of voice Transoral
Nisa et al. [68] 2011 F 38 8.5 Posterolateral/ventral Dysphagia/dysphonia/dyspnea Transoral
Monga et al. [69] 2013 M 20 2 Posterolateral/base Lump Transoral
Lira et al. [5] 2013 F 26 2.5 Posterior/ventral Cervical pain Transoral
Erkul et al. [70] 2013 M 21 3 Posterolateral/ventral Chewing difficulty Transoral
  2013 M 21 2 Anterolateral/ventral/tip Lump Transoral
Jayaraman et al. [71] 2013 F 25 3 Anterolateral/base Lump Transoral
George et al. [4] 2014 M 26 4 Posterolateral/base Dysphagia/dysphonia Transoral
Bhola et al. [11] 2014 F 14 1.5 Anterolateral/ventral Lump Transoral
Moreno-García et al. [16] 2014 F 13 2 Anterior/ventral Lump Lip split/mandibulotomy
Nibhoria et al. [72] 2015 F 18 1.5 Posterolateral/ventral Lump Transoral
Gopalakrishnan et al. [73] 2016 M 32 3 Posterolateral/ventral Dysphagia Transoral
Sharma and Rai [74] 2016 F 20 4 Posterolateral/ventral Dysphagia/dysphonia Transoral
Kavčič and Božič [75] 2016 F 20 1.3 Anterolateral/ventral/tip Lump Transoral
Lee et al. [76] 2016 M 28 4 Posterior/ventral Lump Transoral
Lee Present case F 71 3.5 Anterior/base Lump Transoral
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