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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor with divergent differentiation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19136788     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) is an uncommon spindle cell sarcoma accounting for approximately 5% of all soft tissue sarcomas. A 55-year-old female with a right suprarenal tumor showed MPNST with additional foci of epithelioid, rhabdomyoblastic, osteogenic and lipogenic differentiation. Although the capacity of MPNST to undergo epithelioid, rhabdomyoblastic, osteogenic and very rarely lipogenic differentiation is reported in literature, the occurrence of all these differentiation in one case has not been described in literature before. To the best of our knowledge, this is only the second MPNST case with lipomatous differentiation.
T N Suresh; M L Harendra Kumar; C S B R Prasad; R Kalyani; K Borappa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pathology & microbiology     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0974-5130     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Publication Date:    2009 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-12     Completed Date:  2009-03-12     Revised Date:  2009-05-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605904     Medline TA:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  74-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Sri Devaraj Urs University, Tamaka, Kolar 563 101, India.
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MeSH Terms
Kidney / pathology*
Kidney Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology*
Middle Aged
Nerve Sheath Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology*

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