Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumours (pPNET) tend to be large and aggressive retroperitoneal tumours. 

The imaging characteristics of peripheral PNETs are nonspecific. However, they should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a large, aggressive retroperitoneal mass.

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Peripheral neuroectodermal tumour (pPNET)
  • Peripheral neuroectodermal tumour
  • pPNET
  • Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour (pPNET)

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