"Neurofibrosarcoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A malignant tumor that arises from small cutaneous nerves, is locally aggressive, and has a potential for metastasis. Characteristic histopathologic features include proliferating atypical spindle cells with slender wavy and pointed nuclei, hypocellular areas, and areas featuring organized whorls of fibroblastic proliferation. The most common primary sites are the extremities, retroperitoneum, and trunk. These tumors tend to present in childhood, often in association with NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 1. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p1662; Mayo Clin Proc 1990 Feb;65(2):164-72)
- Sarcoma, Neurogenic
- Neurogenic Sarcoma
- Neurogenic Sarcomas
- Sarcomas, Neurogenic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Neurofibrosarcoma" by people in Profiles.
Weber SM, Brossier NM, Prechtl A, Barnes S, Wilson LS, Brosius SN, Longo JF, Carroll SL. R-Ras subfamily proteins elicit distinct physiologic effects and phosphoproteome alterations in neurofibromin-null MPNST cells. Cell Commun Signal. 2021 09 16; 19(1):95.
Longo JF, Brosius SN, Carroll SL. Defining Gene Functions in Tumorigenesis by Ex vivo Ablation of Floxed Alleles in Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor Cells. J Vis Exp. 2021 08 25; (174).