A 62-year-old woman presented with a solitary diffuse neurofibroma; a second recurrence showed features indicative of malignancy, but insufficient for a certain histologic diagnosis. Cytogenetic analysis revealed abnormalities previously described in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors and not in their benign counterparts, thus supporting the histologic suspicion of emerging malignancy. (C) 1997 Elsevier Science Inc., 1997.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics|
|Publication status||Published - Aug-1997|