Case Report

Pathology Oncology Research

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 148-150

Epithelioid sarcoma of the sciatic nerve perineural sheath: a mimic of nerve sheath tumor

  • M. AgarwalAffiliated withDepartment of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • , M. C. ShatmaAffiliated withDepartment of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • , P. DeolAffiliated withDepartment of Neuroradiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • , V. S. MehtaAffiliated withDepartment of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • , C. SarkarAffiliated withDepartment of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Email author 

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Abstract

We report herein a rare case of epithelioid sarcoma, in a 39-year old lady involving the sciatic nerve. Clinically and radiologically it stimulated a nerve sheath tumor. Involvement of a nerve by an epithelioid sarcoma is extremely uncommon. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of an epithelioid sarcoma involving the sciatic nerve and needs documentation.

Keywords

epithelioid sarcoma sciatic nerve soft tissue tumor sarcoma