Pathology Oncology Research

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 148–150 | Cite as

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

  • M. Agarwal
  • M. C. Shatma
  • P. Deol
  • V. S. Mehta
  • C. Sarkar
Case Report


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.


epithelioid sarcoma sciatic nerve soft tissue tumor sarcoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Agarwal
    • 1
  • M. C. Shatma
    • 1
  • P. Deol
    • 2
  • V. S. Mehta
    • 3
  • C. Sarkar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of NeuroradiologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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