Primary intraosseous malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Khan1998PrimaryIM,
  title={Primary intraosseous malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Rizwanur Khan and J Asgher and Majid Sohail and Akthar Sohail Chughtai},
  journal={Pathology},
  year={1998},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={237-41}
}
Primary intraosseous malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNST) are exceptionally rare; the case reported here represents the first documented example occurring in the spinal column. The tumor arose in the second cervical vertebra of a forty year old woman of Asian origin. She had no stigmata of von Recklinghausen's disease (VRD). Plain radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging showed an osteolytic lesion within the expanded body of the vertebra. Histology revealed spindle-shaped tumor… CONTINUE READING

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