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Table 3 Clinical course and follow-up

From: Clinical features and ultrasound findings of a rare musculoskeletal system disease–neuromuscular choristoma

Patient Age/Sex Location Surgery before Transformation of Desmoid-type Formation(DTF) Treatment process Pathological finding Follow-up
Tumor recurrence frequency Current condition
1 22/F sciatic nerve Yes Yes Tumor resection (Once) β-Catenin ( +) 0 No progression
2 2/M sciatic nerve Yes Yes Surgical biopsy of sciatic nerve β-Catenin ( +) 0 Progression of motor deficit, limb undergrowth and calf muscles atrophy
3 6/M sciatic nerve Yes Yes Tumor resection (Once); chemotherapy (Two cycles); HIFU (Six rounds); β-Catenin ( +) CTNNB1 p. S45F mutation Once (At the site of NMC) Continuous tumor progression lead to above-knee amputation
4 10/F brachial plexus Yes Yes Tumor and involved brachial plexus resection, nerve transplantation β-Catenin ( +) 0 No progression after nerve transplantation
5 2/M sciatic nerve Yes Yes Tumor resection (Three times); radiotherapy (A course) β-Catenin ( +) Twice (At the site of NMC) No progression after last treatment
6 4/M sciatic nerve No No None 0 No progression
7 3/F sciatic nerve No No None 0 No progression
  1. HIFU High intensity focused ultrasound knife, NMC Neuromuscular choristomas