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Table 1 Clinical and histological characteristics of the 9 patients with MPNST

From: Molecular profiling of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors associated with neurofibromatosis type 1, based on large-scale real-time RT-PCR

Patient N°/Sex/Age Pain Enlargement of mass Neurological signs Tumor localization Tumor size (cm) Histoprognostic grade
1/F/19 + + - Lower limb 27 III
2/F/18 + - - Upper limb 20 III
3/M/18 - + - Head 15 III
4/M/35 + + + Abdomen 20 III
5/M/34 + + + Lumbar 6.5 III
6/M/53 + + + Upper limb 13 III
7/F/24 + + + Lumbar 7 I
8/M/24 + + + Abdomen 20 III
9/M/31 - + - Face 15 III
  1. F indicates female; M, male Plus sign indicates present; minus sign, absent