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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 113

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of chest wall in a patient with neurofibromatosis: A case report


1 Department of Pathology, Malla Reddy Medical College for Women, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Anesthesiology, Malla Reddy Medical College for Women, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
3 Department of General Surgery, Malla Reddy Medical College for Women, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
K Vijaya
Department of Pathology, Malla Reddy Medical College for Women, Hyderabad, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2321-7006.302677

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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor is a relatively rare tumor in general population with an incidence of 0.001%. But in patients of Neurofibromatosis the incidence is 2 -5%. It usually affects the extremities in these patients and rarely occurs in other sites like trunk, head and neck, intra spinal region, scalp and Intra cranial regions. We present a case of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the chest wall in an elderly patient with Neurofibromatosis with review of literature.


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