Crandon, Ivor W.; Char, Gurendra; Reynolds, C.; Wellington, Peter; Williams, Elaine E.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care; Pathology
Malignant triton tumour of the spine: A case report.
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
A malignant triton tumour is a malignant schwannoma with rhabdomyoblastic differentiation, and is a very rare occurrence. This paper describes the case of a 33-year-old man with neurofibromatosis type 1 who presented with paraplegia. Pathological examination of an intradural, extramedullary tumour excised at lumbar laminectomy demonstrated a malignant schwannoma with rhabdomyoblastic differentiation. This is the believed to be the first documented case of a malignant triton tumour of the spine.....