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benign nerve sheath tumors

Tuesday 2 October 2007

Types

- schwannomas

  • cellular schwannoma
  • plexiform schwannoma
  • melanotic schwannoma

- perineuriomas

  • sclerosing perineurioma

See also

- nerve sheath tumors (NSTs)

References

- Nascimento AF, Fletcher CD. The controversial nosology of benign nerve sheath tumors: neurofilament protein staining demonstrates intratumoral axons in many sporadic schwannomas. Am J Surg Pathol. 2007 Sep;31(9):1363-70. PMID: 17721192