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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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Review
2012
Review
2012
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) (von Recklinghausen disease) is an autosomal dominantly inherited neurocutaneous disorder which… 
2008
2008
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are rare tumors, especially in the newborn period. Diagnosis is based on clinical… 
1993
1993
1989
1989
A metastatic malignant schwannoma diagnosed by fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy in a 56-year-old man is reported. Cytologic… 
1986
1986
SUMMARY A case of metastatic malignant schwannomaof the right orbit is presented here. Although the patient had disseminated… 
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
This report describes a patient with a 15‐year history of schwannoma (peripheral nerve sheath sarcoma) who developed extensive…