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A solitary neurofibroma of the palatine tonsil

  • C. J. Surwald (a1), M. A. Salam (a2) and R. C. G. Rowe (a1)


A rare case of a tonsillar neurofibroma in a 28-year-old Caucasian male is presented. Benign tumours of the tonsils are rare and of those reported, only a few are benign peripheral nerve sheath tumours (BPNSTs). This is the first report of a solitary neurofibroma of the palatine tonsil in the English literature.




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