NERVE SHEATH MYXOMA AT AN UNUSUAL SITE- A CASE REPORT
Dr. Priyanka Anand* and Dr. Poonam Sahni
Nerve sheath myxoma is a rare slow growing benign tumor of peripheral nerve sheath origin, commonly involving extremities. It was first described by Harkin and Reed in 1969. It is usually seen in middle aged females. There is a lot of confusion regarding the line of origin and its relationship with Neurothekeoma. Immunohistochemistry plays an important role in distinguishing. Complete excision with a free tumor resection margin is the treatment of choice. We present a case report of Nerve sheath myxoma due to its rarity and an unusual location in the scalp.
Keywords: Nerve sheath, scalp, neurothekeoma, myxoma, immunohistochemistry.
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