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Nerve Sheath Tumors

  • Heung Sik Kang
  • Sung Hwan Hong
  • Ja-Young Choi
  • Hye Jin Yoo
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Abstract

Neurogenic neoplasms comprise 12% of all benign and 7–8% of all malignant soft tissue tumors. According to the 2013 WHO classification of tumors of soft tissue, the tumors discussed in this chapter include schwannoma (including variants), neurofibroma (including variants), perineurioma, granular cell tumor, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor, and malignant granular cell tumor. Other neuromas, such as traumatic or Morton’s neuroma, are reactive hyperplastic lesions and not true tumors; a complete discussion of these subtypes is therefore beyond the scope of this chapter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heung Sik Kang
    • 1
  • Sung Hwan Hong
    • 2
  • Ja-Young Choi
    • 3
  • Hye Jin Yoo
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologySeoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang HospitalSeongnamKorea, Republic of (South Korea)
  2. 2.Department of RadiologySeoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University HospitalSeoulKorea, Republic of (South Korea)
  3. 3.Department of RadiologySeoul National University HospitalSeoulKorea, Republic of (South Korea)

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