Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor

Dr Owen Kang and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

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

Radiographic features

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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rID: 8877
Tag: cases, stub, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Peripheral neuroectodermal tumour (pPNET)
  • Peripheral neuroectodermal tumour
  • pPNET
  • Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour (pPNET)

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  • Case 1: osseous (right sacrum)
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