Intrathoracic malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors: imaging features and implications for management

@inproceedings{Kamran2013IntrathoracicMP,
  title={Intrathoracic malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors: imaging features and implications for management},
  author={Sophia C Kamran and A B Shinagare and Stephanie Anne Holler Howard and Mizuki Nishino and Jason L Hornick and Katherine Margaret Krajewski and Nikhil Himmatsinh Ramaiya},
  booktitle={Radiology and oncology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to analyze the clinical and imaging characteristics of primary intrathoracic malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs). PATIENTS AND METHODS In this institutional review board (IRB)-approved retrospective study, clinical and imaging features of 15 patients (eight men; mean age 50 years [range 18-83)] with pathologically proven malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors seen from January 1999 to December 2011 were analyzed. Imaging features (CT in 15… CONTINUE READING
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