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What does MPNST stand for?

MPNST stands for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor

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Specimens were classified according to World Health Organization (WHO) international histologic tumor classification and consisted of 13 ependymomas, 6 pediatric glioblastomas, 6 adult glioblastomas, 7 pilocytic astrocytomas, 6 malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs), 2 sarcomas, 11 meningiomas, 6 atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors, 2 Ewing sarcomas, 8 rhabdomyosarcomas, and 8 medulloblastomas.
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) is a high-grade sarcoma that accounts for 10% of soft tissue tumors.
Among their topics are pathogenesis, genetic counseling, diagnosis and overall management, neurofibromas and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors in neurofibromatosis 1, cognitive function and learning disabilities, management of particular features, psychosocial impacts, and practical and quality-of-life issues.