Diagnosis at Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Mayo Clinic's team of experienced specialists uses the results of a thorough physical and neurological exam and a complete medical history, along with critically important detailed scans, to provide accurate diagnosis of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs). In tests that involve radiation, specialists carefully monitor doses to avoid the risk of radiation overexposure. Tests may include:

Read more about MRI, CT scan, PET scan and biopsy.

Jun. 27, 2013

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