Sclerosing fibrous tumor of the cauda equina: a fibroblastic variant of peripheral nerve tumors?

@article{Hisaoka1993SclerosingFT,
  title={Sclerosing fibrous tumor of the cauda equina: a fibroblastic variant of peripheral nerve tumors?},
  author={Masanori Hisaoka and Akiko Furuta and Shun-ichi Rikimaru},
  journal={Acta Neuropathologica},
  year={1993},
  volume={86},
  pages={193-197}
}
The case of a 43-year-old man with an unusual mesenchymal tumor of the cauda equina is presented. A well-circumscribed firm tumor was found in the lower spinal canal at L1 level. Although a nerve root was involved, the adjacent dura mater or filum terminale was unrelated to the tumor. Microscopically, the tumor was rich in collagen and made up of… CONTINUE READING