Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

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

The imaging characteristics of peripheral PNETs is nonspecific. However, they should be considered in the differential diagnosis for an 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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