neurofibrosarcoma

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neurofibrosarcoma

[¦nu̇r·ō‚fī·brō·sär′kō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant tumor composed of interlacing bundles of anaplastic spindle-shaped cells which resemble those of nerve sheaths.
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Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumours in Africa: A Clinicopathologic Study.
3: (A) Microscopic imaging (hematoxylin and eosin stain; 40x) of the tumoural proliferation composed of spindle cells with moderate cellularity and nuclear atypia (B) Immunohistochemical study demonstrating strong S-100 immunoreactivity consistent with the diagnosis of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours.
Cluster analysis of immunohistochemical profiles in synovial sarcoma, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour, and Ewing sarcoma.
3} In this article we describe a case of low grade malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour of the paranasal sinuses, and we review the literature, clinical presentation, management, histopathology and prognosis of this tumour.
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