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A 10-year review of benign and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors in a single center: clinical and radiographic features can help to differentiate benign from malignant lesions.

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BACKGROUND: Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are rare, and their aggressive nature mandates treatment in specialist centers. In contrast, benign peripheral nerve sheath tumors are common and are treated by a variety of specialist surgeons, including plastic surgeons. The authors aimed to detect features in the clinical presentation of peripheral nerve sheath tumors that point toward a diagnosis of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor and therefore prompt referral to a specialist ce...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Journal:
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume:
121
Issue:
2
Pages:
529-533
Publication date:
2008-02-01
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EISSN:
1529-4242
ISSN:
0032-1052
Source identifiers:
107653

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