TITLE

INTRANEURAL PERINEURIOMA OF THE BRACHIAL PLEXUS

AUTHOR(S)
Sari, Murat; Sav, Aydın; Yazıcı, Zahide Mine; Yumuşakhuylu, Ali Cemal; Sehitoğlu, Mehmet Ali
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Marmara Medical Journal;2010, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p293
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Intraneural perineurioma (IP) is a rare and slowly progressing disease which is characterized by spindled perineurial cells, arranged in pseudo-onion bulb whorls around one or more centrally situated Schwann cells. Diagnosis of the disease is based mainly on histologic findings and immunohistochemical profile. Although cytogenetic and molecular genetic studies are of limited value, they may play an important role in the differential diagnosis of the IP, with many other overlapping soft tissue tumors.
ACCESSION #
59336743

 

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