Peripheral nerve sheath tumours

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


They can be benign or malignant.


They mat be classified as follows


Radiographic features

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


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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