Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumour of the OvaryCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Nobin Babu Kalappurayil,
Kalappurayil, Florican Road, Karaparamba PO, Kozhikode, Kerala-673010, India.
Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumour (MPNST) of the ovary is a rare disease, and we hereby describe this entity in a 51-year-old lady who presented with an ovarian mass and disseminated peritoneal disease. She was treated initially with Neo Adjuvant Chemotherapy (NACT) thinking it to be a surface epithelial ovarian tumour and subsequently underwent interval cyto reduction. The nerve sheath origin was confirmed by Immunohistochemistry (IHC) studies. There are no standard treatment guidelines for this rare tumour of the ovary.
Neo adjuvant chemotherapy, Nestin, Undifferentiated malignancy
Dileep Damodaran, Mayank Gupta, Nobin Babu Kalappurayil, Kavitha KP, Prashanth Parameswaran. MALIGNANT PERIPHERAL NERVE SHEATH TUMOUR OF THE OVARY. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 August [cited: 2018 Sep 22 ]; 12:XD01-XD02. Available from
Date of Submission: Feb 08, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Apr 09, 2018
Date of Acceptance: May 19, 2018
Date of Publishing: Aug 01, 2018
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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