Pediatric neurofibrosarcoma.

  title={Pediatric neurofibrosarcoma.},
  author={Holly Leigh Neville and Cyndy Corpron and Martin L. Blakely and Richard J. Andrassy},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={343-6; discussion 343-6}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Neurofibrosarcoma is rare in children, and the natural history and prognostic factors are not well described. The authors present a 57-year review of their experience. METHODS The charts of children with neurofibrosarcoma were reviewed retrospectively. Statistical analysis was performed using the Chi2 and unpaired t tests. RESULTS From 1944 to 2001, 38 patients under the age of 21 were diagnosed with neurofibrosarcoma. Twenty-two were boys. The average age at diagnosis… CONTINUE READING


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