neurosarcoma

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neurosarcoma

a malignant growth composed of neural, connective, and vascular tissues. Also called malignant neuroma.
See also: Cancer
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Noun1.neurosarcoma - a malignant neoplasm of nerve tissue and fibrous tissue and connective tissue
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
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However, dedifferentiated liposarcoma, low grade fibromyxoid sarcoma, deep benign fibrous histiocytoma, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour, (Sarcomatoid) mesothelioma, schwannoma, gastrointestinal stroma cell tumour, synovial sarcoma and leiomyoma were negative for STAT6.
MALIGNANT PERIPHERAL NERVE SHEATH TUMOUR (MPNST): The present study had 2 cases of MPNST.
4,5] The common histological subtypes are malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) (24%), leiomyosarcoma (21%), liposarcoma (19%), synovial sarcoma (12%) and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour (6%).
We report a case of renal malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour that highlights the importance of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in such situation.

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