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Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor of the Penis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
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PMID:  23375911     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) are rare soft tissue sarcomas that arise from peripheral nerve fibers and are derived from Schwann cells, perineural cells, or fibroblasts. MPNST is an aggressive neoplasm in which local recurrence is common and complete excision of the mass should be the goal of surgery. We report a case of MPNST involving the penis in a 14-month-old boy. This is only the second reported case of penile MPNST without evidence of neurofibromatosis 1 and the first of which to occur in a patient this young.
Authors:
Neel Parekh; Erin Cockrell; Daniel McMahon
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1527-9995     ISO Abbreviation:  Urology     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-2-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Northeast Ohio Medical University, Akron, OH. Electronic address: nparekh@neomed.edu.
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