Soft tissue
Peripheral nerve
Malignant
MPNST-epithelioid


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PubMed Search: Epithelioid MPNST


Vijay Shankar, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • 5% of MPNST
  • Plump epithelioid cells with acidophilic cytoplasm
  • Most neurofibromas with malignant transformation are epithelioid, but most epithelioid MPNST are NOT associated with NF1
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Foot

Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Epitheloid type

S100



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Site unspecified: Fig 2 & 3a

Foot

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