J Korean Soc Radiol.  2009 Nov;61(5):319-323. 10.3348/jksr.2009.61.5.319.

Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of Mediastinum in an Adult: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Dongguk University College of Medicine, Gyeonggi-do, Korea. jeungkim@duih.org

Abstract

A peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) is a rare and aggressive malignant tumor, which most frequently occurs in children and young adults. The most well described site of origin is the chest wall. We report the case of a primitive neuroectodermal tumor in the anterior mediastinum with unusual CT findings.

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