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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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2016
2016
Highlights • MPNST is an aggressive tumor especially in younger age group and even if there is no association with NF1 gene… Expand
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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… Expand
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2011
2011
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) of the cauda equina is rare, with only four reported patients in the literature… Expand
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2008
2008
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are rare tumors, especially in the newborn period. Diagnosis is based on clinical… Expand
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1997
1997
 
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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… Expand
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1991
1991
SummaryTo assess the utility of gadolinium-DTPA (Gd) and of MR imaging in the evaluation of spinal cord tumors, ten consecutive… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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