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Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 75, Supplement 1, pp 25–26 | Cite as

Sporadic Multifocal Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor—A Rare Presentation

Multifocal MPNST
  • J. B. LeenaEmail author
  • Hilda Fernandes
  • G. K. Swethadri
Case Report

Abstract

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors(MPNST) are uncommon neoplasms with an incidence of 0.001% in general population. Multifocality is a rare manifestation of MPNST . A case of a 65 year old patient who presented with multiple swellings involving the neck, extremity and back without associated neurofibromatosis is reported for its rarity of presentation.. Diagnosis was made by FNAC and confirmed by peroperative findings and histopathology.

Keywords

Multifocal MPNST FNAC Histopathology 

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© Association of Surgeons of India 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. B. Leena
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hilda Fernandes
    • 1
  • G. K. Swethadri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of pathologyFather Muller Medical CollegeMangaloreIndia

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