Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Apr 16, 2015; 3(4): 389-392
Published online Apr 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i4.389
Unusual histological variant of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor with rhabdomyoblastic differentiation
Smita Shete, Saroj Bolde, Gopal Pandit, Pushkar Matkari, Sachin B Ingle
Smita Shete, Saroj Bolde, Gopal Pandit, Pushkar Matkari, Department of Pathology, Dr. Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College, Solapur, Maharashtra 4132512, India
Sachin B Ingle, Department of Pathology, MIMSR Medical College, Latur, Maharashtra 4132512, India
Author contributions: Shete S, Bolde S, Pandit G and Matkari P diagnosed the case and prepared the first draft of manuscript; Ingle SB prepared the final draft of manuscript and revised the intellectual content and gave final approval of manuscript.
Ethics approval: According to our ethical committee, as it’s a single case report on tissue histopathology (not on live patient) no need of approval as there is no question of unethical practice.
Informed consent: As we are presenting only histopathological diagnosis, not doing any experiments on the live object, we have done only diagnosis in pathology lab so no question of disclosing the patients details name /his consent that is also not indicated.
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Correspondence to: Sachin B Ingle, Professor (Secretary Research and Development, MIMSR Medical College, Latur), Department of Pathology, MIMSR Medical College, Ambajogai Road, vishwanathpuram, Latur, Maharashtra 4132512, India.
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Received: October 21, 2014
Peer-review started: October 21, 2014
First decision: December 12, 2014
Revised: January 4, 2015
Accepted: February 4, 2015
Article in press: February 9, 2015
Published online: April 16, 2015
Core Tip

Core tip: Meticulous histopathological examination along with immunohistochemistry is the mainstay to arrive at such rare histological diagnosis. The surgical pathologist should keep in mind such rare entity while dealing with such kind of patients.