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CREAGH CERQUERA, R. et al. Mediastinal malignant Shwannoma in a patient without Von Recklinghausen disease. An. Med. Interna (Madrid) [online]. 2001, vol.18, n.10, pp.39-41. ISSN 0212-7199.

Malignant tumors of peripheral nerve sheath (malignant Schwannoma) arising in mediastinum are rare, principally in patients without Von Recklinghausen's disease been fever exceptional as symptom of presentation.  We present a case of a woman without neurofibromatosis with a malignant Schwannoma in posterior mediastinum who present as fever of unknown origin, and we comment radiological, hystological and inmunnochemical features. 

Keywords : Malignant Schwannoma; Mediastinum; Thorax; Malignant neurilemmoma; Fever of unknown origin.

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