Cell culture studies on human nerve sheath tumors.

  title={Cell culture studies on human nerve sheath tumors.},
  author={Kusum Kharbanda and Amit Kumar Dinda and Chitra Sarkar and Asis Kumar Karak and Meera Mathur and S. K. Sinha Roy},
  volume={26 1},
The main controversy about nerve sheath tumors (NSTs) has been their histogenesis. A Schwann cell origin has been proposed by many investigators for both schwannomas and neurofibromas. However Erlandson and Woodruff observed that while schwannomas appeared to be composed predominantly of Schwann cells, neurofibromas consisted of mainly perineurial cells. In… CONTINUE READING