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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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2011
2011
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) of the cauda equina is rare, with only four reported patients in the literature… Expand
2008
2008
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are rare tumors, especially in the newborn period. Diagnosis is based on clinical… Expand
2004
2004
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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1993
1993
A rare case of metastatic malignant schwannoma is described. The secondary tumor in the right lung grew along the pulmonary vein… Expand
1989
1989
A metastatic malignant schwannoma diagnosed by fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy in a 56-year-old man is reported. Cytologic… Expand
1986
1986
SUMMARY A case of metastatic malignant schwannomaof the right orbit is presented here. Although the patient had disseminated… Expand
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1977
Highly Cited
1977
This report describes a patient with a 15‐year history of schwannoma (peripheral nerve sheath sarcoma) who developed extensive… Expand