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Table 1 Cases of MPNST with brain metastasis

From: Brain metastases as primary manifestation of a melanocytic malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in a 60-year-old man

Case Author Age/Sex NF1) Site of primary tumor Localization of Brain metastasis Treatment of brain metastasis Survival time 2)
1 D'Agostino, 1963 [11] 22/f yes Cytomatic process Temporal Not given Not given
2 White, 1971 [12] 20/m yes Lumbar spinal nerve Medulla oblongata Not given Not given
3 Doi, 1983 [13] 23/m yes Chest Multiple Incomplete resection, irradiation 3 months
4 Hasegawa, 1984 [14] 51/m yes Thoracolumbar spinal nerve Sylvian fissure None (biopsy only) 3 1/2 months
5 Hirose, 1989 [15] 53/m no Paravertebral muscle Parietal Resection, irradiation, chemotherapy Not given
6 D'Angelo, 1991 [16] 68/f no Lower arm Parieto-occipital Resection 13 months
7 Fenzi, 1995 [8] 45/f no Brachial plexus Parietal None 18 months
8 Haisa, 1996 [17] 58/f no Maxillary sinus Dura mater Resection Days3)
9 Oishi, 2000 [18] 48/m no Abdomen Frontal Resection Not given
10 Tsuchiya, 2004 [19] 84/f no Medial angle of eye Not given Not given Not given
11 Matyja, 2004 [9] 33/m No Chest Multiple Resection Months4)
  1. 1) Type 1 neurofibromatosis
  2. 2) After diagnosis of a brain metastasis
  3. 3) Postoperative death due to hemoptysis
  4. 4) No. of months not specified