Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour: a rare tumour of the breast

Akhator, A.; Oside, C.P.; Inikori, A. and Nwanchokor, F.N. (2010) Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour: a rare tumour of the breast. Online Journal of Health andAllied Sciences, 9 (1). ISSN 0972-5997

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Abstract

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour is a rare tumour of the breast and this report highlights the radiological and histological features and the difficulties in making a diagnosis. A high index of suspicion when dealing with a breast lesion that has both cystic and solid components in a background of von Recklingausen’s neurofibromatosis will make the diagnosis easier.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumour, von Recklingausen’s Neurofibromatosis, Breast, Breast Neoplasms, Diagnosis
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Neoplasms > Neoplasms by Site > Breast Neoplasms
-Journal Repositories > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Nervous System Diseases > Neurocutaneous Syndromes > Neurofibromatoses
Neoplasms > Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary > Neurofibromatoses
Neoplasms > Neoplasms by Histologic Type > Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Nervous System Diseases > Nervous System Neoplasms > Peripheral Nervous System Neoplasms
ID Code:3555
Deposited By:Dr Srinivas Kakkilaya
Deposited On:22 September 2010

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