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Malignant change in an intraspinal nerve sheath tumour
  1. D. J. B. Ashley,
  2. P. J. E. Wilson
  1. Department of Pathology, Morriston Hospital, Swansea
  2. Department of Neurosurgery, Morriston Hospital, Swansea


    A spinal neurofibroma with malignant change leading to `sarcomatous meningitis' is described in a woman of 73. Three similar cases have been found in the literature. This is an exceedingly rare complication of nerve sheath tumours in the spinal canal.

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