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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014, 2(10), 222-224
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-10-6
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Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor of Buccal Mucosa: An Oncological Surprise

Ram Abhinav Kannan1, , Kirthi Koushik1, Usha Muniyappa2, Ritika Harjani1 and Arvind Murthy1

1Department of Radiation Oncology, M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India

2Department of Pathology, M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India

Pub. Date: October 20, 2014

Cite this paper:
Ram Abhinav Kannan, Kirthi Koushik, Usha Muniyappa, Ritika Harjani and Arvind Murthy. Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor of Buccal Mucosa: An Oncological Surprise. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014; 2(10):222-224. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-10-6

Abstract

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are aggressive sarcomas with poor prognosis. It is usually encountered in lower extremities. Only a few cases have been reported in head and neck region with buccal mucosa being an unusual site.

Keywords:
malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor radiation surgery

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