Cite this page: Pernick N. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/hearttumorMPNST.html. Accessed October 16th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Tapered spindle cells of neurogenic origin by morphology, ultrastructure or immunohistochemistry
- Also called malignant schwannoma
- Very rare
- 62 year old man with intrapericardial tumor (Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 1997;12:144)