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.
- Nerve sheath tumors
- Peripheral nerve
- Schwann cells
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine