Primary malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor at unusual location

  title={Primary malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor at unusual location},
  author={Souvagya Panigrahi and Sudhanshu Sekhar Mishra and Srikant Das and Manmath Kumar Dhir},
  booktitle={Journal of neurosciences in rural practice},
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) is a rare soft tissue sarcoma. Most arise in association with major nerve trunks. Their most common anatomical sites are the proximal portions of the upper and lower extremities and the trunk. MPNSTs have rarely been reported in literature to occur in other unusual body parts. We review all such cases reported till now in terms of site of origin, surgical treatment, adjuvant therapy and outcome and shortly describe our experience with two of these… CONTINUE READING