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Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors of the Scalp: Case Report and Review of Literature

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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors of the scalp are rare lesions of the nervous system.  Only 16 cases have been reported to date. In this report, we present a case of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) of the scalp and retrospectively analyze the clinical features, imaging findings, pathological features, and prognoses of these tumors.

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Bouhafa, T. , Elmazghi, A. , Baissel, H. , Fatmi, H. , Amarti, A. and Hassouni, K. (2014) Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors of the Scalp: Case Report and Review of Literature. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 5, 916-920. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2014.515123.

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