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What does PNST stand for?

PNST stands for peripheral nerve sheath tumor

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The information is presented in chapters covering benign peripheral nerve sheath tumors (neurofibromas, schwannomas, and perineuriomas); malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors; meningioma; hemangioblastoma of the central nervous system; paraganglioma and pheochromocytoma; atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors of the central nervous system; neuroblastoma and related tumors; medulloblastoma, primitive neuroectodermal tumors, and pineal tumors; and key mechanisms and pathways.
2007;131:625-636) Described by Lazarus and Trombetta in 1978, (1) perineurioma is an uncommon and underrecognized neoplasm defined as a peripheral nerve sheath tumor composed exclusively of neoplastic perineurial cells that demonstrate ultrastructural and immunohistochemical features similar to those of their normal cell counterpart.