Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the occipital region: case report.

@article{Kumar2007MalignantPN,
  title={Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the occipital region: case report.},
  author={Piyush Kumar and Shishir K Jaiswal and Tanu Agrawal and Ashish Verma and Niloy R Datta},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={61 6},
  pages={
          E1334-5; discussion E1335
        }
}
OBJECTIVE A rare case of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the occipital region is presented. The role of postoperative radiotherapy in such cases is reviewed. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 36-year-old man presented with a small spongy swelling in the posterior aspect of the cranium since childhood. The swelling gradually increased for 2 years and then rapidly over the next 7 months. There were no associated symptoms of headache, vomiting, vertigo, focal weakness, or visual impairment… CONTINUE READING
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