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Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor

Conditions Related to Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor

The inherited conditions schwannomatosis and neurofibromatosis lead to tumors that develop in the nerves (and in the case of neurofibromatosis, under the skin and in other parts of the body as well). In particular, about 5 percent of neurofibromatosis patients develop malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.

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