Nerve sheath myxoma [Pathology Infographic]

Nerve sheath myxoma is a rare myxoid tumour of probable nerve sheath origin. It is characterized by low cellularity and large amounts of myxoid matrix. 

The strong positivity of tumor cells for S-100 protein, which is a well-established marker for Schwann cells and myelin sheath, favors the Schwann cell origin.

 

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