Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2013, Article ID 384076, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/384076
Case Report

Malignant Intracerebral Nerve Sheath Tumors: A Case Report with Review of the Literature

1Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
2Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA

Received 24 July 2013; Accepted 26 August 2013

Academic Editors: H. Hirano, T. Kaido, and Y. Kato

Copyright © 2013 Faris Shweikeh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. B. C. Widemann, “Current status of sporadic and neurofibromatosis type 1-associated malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors,” Current Oncology Reports, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 322–328, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. P. Beauchesne, J.-F. Mosnier, T. Schmitt et al., “Malignant nerve sheath tumor of the right cerebral peduncle: case report,” Neurosurgery, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 500–504, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. T. Hirose, M. Sumitomo, E. Kudo et al., “Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) showing perineurial cell differentiation,” American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 613–620, 1989. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. L. Bornstein-Quevedo, F. Peralta-Olvera, A. Marhx-Bracho, R. Rodríguez-Jurado, and B. De Leon-bojorge, “Cerebral malignant nerve sheath tumor, triton tumor variant: case report,” Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 168–172, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. H. De Cauwer, J.-P. Bogers, V. Duwel, V. D. H. Van Den Hauwe, P. Croese, and E. Van Marck, “An intracerebral intraparenchymatous triton tumor in a man with neurofibromatosis,” Journal of Neurology, vol. 254, no. 8, pp. 1009–1011, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. Y. Takahashi, Y. Sugita, T. Abe, T. Yuge, T. Tokutomi, and M. Shigemori, “Intraventricular malignant triton tumour,” Acta Neurochirurgica, vol. 142, no. 4, pp. 473–477, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. M. J. Ellis, S. Cheshier, S. Sharma et al., “Intracerebral malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1 and middle cerebral artery aneurysm treated with endovascular coil embolization: case report,” Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 346–352, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. D. G. R. Evans, M. E. Baser, J. McGaughran, S. Sharif, E. Howard, and A. Moran, “Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours in neurofibromatosis,” Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 311–314, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. Z. R. Barnard, P. K. Agarwalla, D. S. Jeyaretna et al., “Sporadic primary malignant intracerebral nerve sheath tumors: case report and literature review,” Journal of Neuro-Oncology, vol. 104, no. 2, pp. 605–610, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. N. Oztanir, H. Emmez, M. H. Aytar, M. Dogan, M. Kaymaz, and M. K. Baykaner, “Malignant intracerebral giant nerve sheath tumor in a 14-month-old girl with neurofibromatosis type 1: a case report,” Child's Nervous System, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 253–256, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. D. Kozić, M. Nagulić, M. Samardzić, J. Ostojić, L. Rasulić, and D. Cvetković-Dozić, “Intrapontine malignant nerve sheath tumor: MRI and MRS features,” Acta Neurologica Belgica, vol. 108, no. 2, pp. 67–71, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  12. F. Maiuri, G. Colella, G. D'Acunzi, and M. D. B. De Caro, “Malignant intracerebellar schwannoma,” Journal of Neuro-Oncology, vol. 66, no. 1-2, pp. 191–195, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. M. Tanaka, S. Shibui, K. Nomura, Y. Nakanishi, T. Hasegawa, and T. Hirose, “Malignant intracerebral nerve sheath tumor with intratumoral calcification. Case report,” Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 92, no. 2, pp. 338–341, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. S. Sharma, R. I. Abbott, and D. Zagzag, “Malignant intracerebral nerve sheath tumor: a case report and review of the literature,” Cancer, vol. 82, no. 3, pp. 545–552, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  15. J.-M. Jung, H.-Y. Shin, J. G. Chi, I. S. P. In Sung Park, E. S. K. Eun Sang Kim, and J. W. H. Jong Woo Han, “Malignant intraventricular schwannoma. Case report,” Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 82, no. 1, pp. 121–124, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. R. V. P. Singh, S. Suys, D. A. Campbell, and J. C. Broome, “Malignant schwannoma of the cerebellum: case report,” Surgical Neurology, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 128–132, 1993. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. S. Z. Stefanko, V. D. Vuzevski, A. I. R. Maas, and C. C. J. Van Vroonhoven, “Intracerebral malignant schwannoma,” Acta Neuropathologica, vol. 71, no. 3-4, pp. 321–325, 1986. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. J. M. Bruner, J. H. Humphreys, and D. L. Armstrong, “Immunocytochemistry of recurring intracerebral nerve sheath tumor,” Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology, vol. 43, 296, 1984. View at Google Scholar
  19. J. Woodruff and C. Ortiz-Hidalgo, “Origin of triton tumor,” American Journal of Dermatopathology, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 411–412, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. W. W. Wong, T. Hirose, B. W. Scheithauer, S. E. Schild, and L. L. Gunderson, “Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: analysis of treatment outcome,” International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 351–360, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus