Tumors arising from peripheral nerves in the thoracic region (such as neurofibroma and neurofibrosarcoma
) or from the nerve sheath (such as schwannoma) can occur in children but with less frequency compared to ganglion cell tumors and certainly less common compared to adults.
Animals attending the veterinary hospital oncology sector, diagnosed with neurofibrosarcoma
carcinoma solid mammary or neurofibrosarcoma
hemangiopericytoma, underwent surgical tumor removal together with skin reconstruction.
A malignant type known as neurofibrosarcoma
can turn into a tumor at a ratio of 1%.
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) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor (Neurofibrosarcoma
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and leiomyosarcoma in slaughterhouse broilers.
The term MPNST replaces a number of previously used names including malignant schwannoma, neurofibrosarcoma
, and neurogenic sarcoma [2, 3].
% Schwannoma (neurilemmoma) 28 28 100 Leiomyosarcoma 31 2 6.5 Rhabdomyosarcoma 22 1 4.5 Fibrosarcoma 7 0 0 Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans 9 0 0 Liposarcoma 14 0 0 Angiosarcoma 1 0 0 Neurofibrosarcoma
2 0 0 Malignant fibrous histiocytoma 13 1 7.7
It is usually associated with neoplasia of the cord substance such as a neurofibrosarcoma
. It is also seen in association with cord swelling as a result of cord trauma.
MRI diagnosis was inconclusive, but the differential included, schwannoma, malignant histiocytoma, neurofibrosarcoma
, or soft tissue malignancy.