Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor

What is Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor?

This is a malignant tumor of the connective tissue surrounding nerve sheaths, usually neurofibrosarcoma or neurosarcoma. It maybe genetic as it occurs in families, especially in patients with previous neurofibromatosis. There may be painless swelling of limb, sometimes limitation of movement. Diagnosed by tumor biopsy and treated by either surgery or chemotherapy.

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Hi! I have a surgery set up for next week and I don't know if I should have it or not because there will be life long side effects to having the...

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From your history, I understand that you have Vagus nerve Schwanomma. Schwanomma is benign tumor and usually do not...

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The breast lump got trucut biopsy and report cance the oncologist has suggested few test like ER,PR,CErbb2 and ki67 and bone scan test ,after that...

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Firstly, you should provide the total impresseion written at the last part of the biopsy report. This is...

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My right hand has been giving me pain on the top center region, with only a little swelling. The pain is both sharp and burning, and if even...

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