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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 49-52

Intramandibular malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: A case report


Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, St. Joesph Dental College, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Bhavana S Bagalad
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, St. Joesph Dental College, Room No. 6, Eluru - 534 004, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1658-6816.174337

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The principal malignancy of peripheral nerves is malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST), which is common in soft tissue of the lower extremities. Its occurrence in the head and neck region is about 10-20%, which makes it a rare entity. Intraosseous MPNST is rare in the literature. Here, we discuss the case report of de novo occurrence of MPNST in the mandible of a 25-year-old female patient.


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