Metastatic Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor

Known as: Metastatic MPNST 
The presence of malignant Schwann cell growth (benign variant is known as neurofibroma) at a site removed from the primary site of tumor growth.
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1961-2017
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2016
2016
BACKGROUND Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor is an uncommon tumor of the peripheral nerves. The commonest presenting… (More)
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2012
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2012
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) (von Recklinghausen disease) is an autosomal dominantly inherited neurocutaneous disorder which… (More)
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2008
2008
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are rare tumors, especially in the newborn period. Diagnosis is based on clinical… (More)
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1993
1993
A rare case of metastatic malignant schwannoma is described. The secondary tumor in the right lung grew along the pulmonary vein… (More)
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1991
1991
To assess the utility of gadolinium-DTPA (Gd) and of MR imaging in the evaluation of spinal cord tumors, ten consecutive patients… (More)
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1989
1989
A metastatic malignant schwannoma diagnosed by fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy in a 56-year-old man is reported. Cytologic… (More)
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1986
1986
Malignant change is indicated clinically by accelerated growth in a previously quiescent tumour, multiple recurrences after… (More)
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1977
1977
This report describes a patient with a 15-year history of schwannoma (peripheral nerve sheath sarcoma) who developed extensive… (More)
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