Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor

Last revised by Mohamed Saber on 2 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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