malignant melanotic schwannoma

Known as: Malignant Melanotic Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor, Melanocytic MPNST, Malignant Melanocytic Neoplasm of Peripheral Nerve Sheath 
A rare variant of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor. It is characterized by the presence of malignant cells that contain melanin.
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Melanotic schwannoma is a very rare tumor of Schwann cell origin, which can develop in various locations… (More)
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2009
2009
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) arising from cranial nerves or their branches are very uncommon. The literature… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are rare tumor entities that originate from peripheral nerve sheaths and have… (More)
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1998
1998
The authors report a rare case of spinal cord compression syndrome due to a malignant melanotic schwannoma. Pathogenesis… (More)
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1995
1995
A 43-year-old man underwent surgical removal of L4-L5 nerve root tumor which bulged to the extra and intradural spaces and… (More)
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1991
1991
Intraoral malignant melanotic schwannoma is an extremely rare tumor. Two cases are presented, one occurring in the mandible of a… (More)
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1988
1988
A case of melanotic schwannoma, the 28th reported in the literature and the second to arise in the sympathetic ganglion, was… (More)
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1987
1987
A case of malignant melanotic schwannoma arising in the right upper lobe bronchus of a 27 year old man is presented. Tumours of… (More)
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1983
1983
Clinical and light and electron microscopic findings of one case of malignant melanotic schwannoma of the oral cavity are… (More)
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1980
1980
We report a melanotic spindle-cell tumor that arose from a thoracic spinal nerve root and metastasized to both lungs. The bulk of… (More)
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