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IJHSR. 2015; 5(1): 382-385

Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor of Popliteal Fossa.

Sunil Vitthalrao Jagtap, Atul Beniwal, Dhirajkumar B. Shukla, Swati S. Jagtap.

A 54-year-old female presented with a large mass associated with pain at left popliteal region with fungating surface ulceration on skin. Patient was known case of localized (sporadic) neurofibroma at the same site operated 4 years back. Histopathological examination revealed a Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor (MPNST) of high grade nature. We report this case for its clinical behavior, large size, recurrence and histopathological features.

Key words: Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor, Soft tissue sarcoma, Popliteal fossa.

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