Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors

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Abstract

This article presents an overview of the diagnostic categories of benign and malignant nerve sheath tumors, including neuroma, neurofibroma, nerve sheath myxoma, perineurioma, schwannoma, and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor. The discussion emphasizes histologic patterns; ancillary studies, such as immunohistochemistry; and differential diagnoses. The information is of value to practicing pathologists in both community and academic settings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)761-782
Number of pages22
JournalSurgical Pathology Clinics
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011

Keywords

  • Neoplasms
  • Nerve sheath tumors
  • Peripheral nerve
  • Schwann cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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