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Published: June 2010

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A Rare Malignant Triton Tumor

Tripathy K.a · Mallik R.b · Mishra A.a · Misra D.c · Rout N.d · Nayak P.b · Samantray S.d · Rath J.a

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aDepartment of Pathology, S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack, bDepartment of Pathology, Kalinga Institute of Medical Science, Bhubanneswar, cDepartment of Pathology, MKCG Medical College, Berhmpur, and dDepartment of Pathology, Acharaya Harihar Regional Cancer Institute, Cuttack, India

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Dr. Kalpalata Tripathy, MD (Path)

Department of Pathology, S.C.B. Medical College

Cuttack 753007 (India)

Tel./Fax +91 674 254 1616, E-Mail kalpalata_tripathy@yahoo.co.in

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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor with rhabdomyoblastic differentiation, malignant triton tumor, has a rare incidence. We report such a case in a 40-year-old male who presented with a mass over the buttock. He was a previously diagnosed case of neurofibroma in the same area. Histomorphology supported by immunostaining with S-100 protein confirmed the diagnosis. Malignant triton tumor has a poor prognosis owing to its aggressive biological behavior. The fact that the presence of this tumor in the buttock region is extremely rare has prompted the authors to report this case.

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Abstract of Published: June 2010

Published online: June 01, 2010
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Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 3
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eISSN: 1662-680X (Online)

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