West China Journal of Stomatology ›› 2023, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (3): 361-364.doi: 10.7518/hxkq.2023.2022402

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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of tongue: a case report

Liu Yibo(), Wu Di, Lun Xiaohan, Dai Wei.()   

  1. Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Stomatological Hospital, China Medical University, Shenyang 110000, China
  • Received:2022-10-13 Revised:2023-02-18 Online:2023-06-01 Published:2023-06-02
  • Contact: Dai Wei. E-mail:liuyibo361@163.com;daiweizgyd@163.com


Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) is a rare neurogenic malignant tumor. MPNST has aty-pical clinical symptoms and imaging presentations, difficult diagnosis, a high degree of malignancy, and poor prognosis. It usually occurs in the trunk, approximately 20% in the head and neck, and rarely in the mouth. This paper reports a case of MPNST of the tongue. A summary of the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of MPNST is presented in combination with a literature review to provide a reference for the diagnosis and treatment of this disease.

Key words: tongue, malignant neoplasms, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor

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