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Giant ancient schwannoma of the pelvis

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Geoff Hide, Dr Christine Baudouin, Professor Archibald Malcolm


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A 43-year-old man with a large ancient schwannoma of the pelvis, presenting with varicose veins, is reported. Ancient schwannoma (neurilemmoma) is a benign tumour of nerve sheath origin characterised histologically by features of seven degeneration and which rarely can grow to a large size. Malignant transformation, though reported, is extremely rare.

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Author(s): Hide IG, Baudouin CJ, Murray SA, Malcolm AJ

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Skeletal Radiology

Year: 2000

Volume: 29

Issue: 9

Pages: 538-542

ISSN (print): 0364-2348

ISSN (electronic): 1432-2161

Publisher: Springer


DOI: 10.1007/s002560000266


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