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Intraosseous malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in a patient with neurofibromatosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9677654     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) are uncommon sarcomas that almost always arise in soft tissue. They can develop in pre-existing neurofibromas or schwannomas, de novo from peripheral nerves, or following radiation therapy. Primary intraosseous MPNST is rare and has been reported most frequently in the mandible. Of the reported cases involving the long bones, none has been associated with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1). We report a case of MPNST arising in the femur in a patient with NF-1.
D G Terry; D D Sauser; M D Gordon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skeletal radiology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0364-2348     ISO Abbreviation:  Skeletal Radiol.     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-10-14     Completed Date:  1998-10-14     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701953     Medline TA:  Skeletal Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  346-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
VA Medical Center, Imaging Service, Portland, OR 97201, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Femoral Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology
Femur / pathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Nerve Sheath Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology
Neurofibromatosis 1 / diagnosis*,  pathology
Sensitivity and Specificity
Soft Tissue Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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