Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor

Last revised by Mohamed Saber on 02 Apr 2021

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

Radiographic features

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

See also

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: osseous (right sacrum)
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  • Case 2
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