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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the superior cervical sympathetic ganglia

October 8, 2012  |  Juliette Thariat, MD, PhD; Pierre-Yves Marcy, MD; Isabelle Peyrottes, MD; Alexandre Bozec, MD, PhD; Nicolas Venissac, MD, PhD

Abstract

The prevalence of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) among the general population is only 0.001%. Most cases originate in peripheral nerve root trunks in the extremities; MPNST rarely occurs in the head and neck. We describe the case of a 61-...

Report of a case of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the neck with an early local recurrence

October 27, 2011  |  Deniz Tuna Edizer, MD, Ahmet Özdoğan, MD, Emin Karaman, MD, and Hüseyin Işıldak, MD

Abstract

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST), which originates in Schwann cells, is uncommon in the head and neck. These highly aggressive sarcomas are characterized by local recurrence and distant metastasis. Many are associated with neurofibromatosis type 1; the survival...

Cervicothoracic malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor

June 14, 2011  |  Harrison W. Lin, MD, David D. Tieu, MD, Karen Ferrer, MD, Urjeet Patel, MD, and Brian K. Reilly, MD

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the infratemporal fossa with intracranial extension

December 17, 2010  |  Martin Tamarit, MD, Rosario Navarro, MD, and Lucía Alcázar, MD

Abstract

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) is an uncommon neoplasm that rarely involves the head and neck region. We report the case of a 66-year-old man who presented with symptoms compatible with uncinate seizures. Imaging studies detected a left infratemporal fossa...

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors of the head and neck: Two cases and a review of the literature

June 1, 2006  |  Pablo Martinez Devesa, FRCS (Edin); Timothy E. Mitchell, MA, FRCS (ORL-HNS); Ian Scott, FRCPath; David A. Moffat, BSc, FRCS
Abstract
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are uncommon lesions that occasionally affect the head and neck. We...

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the paranasal sinuses

October 1, 2004  |  Farhan Ahsan, MRCS; Maggie K. Lee, MBChB; Kim W. Ah-See, MD, FRCS; Andrea D. Chapman, MRCPath
Abstract
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors of the nose and paranasal sinuses are extremely uncommon. We... Subscribe to Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor