Peripheral nerve sheath tumours

Peripheral nerve sheath tumours (PNST's) are a group of primary tumours that arise from nerve sheaths.

Pathology

They can be benign or malignant.

Classification

They mat be classified as follows

Associations

Radiographic features

Imaging, in most cases, cannot reliably distinguish between these tumours.

MRI

As a group they demonstrate the following features

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rID: 41896
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Peripheral nerve sheath tumour
  • PNST
  • Peripheral nerve sheath tumors
  • Peripheral nerve sheath tumour (PNST)
  • PNST's

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