What causes primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the thoracopulmonary region (PNET)?

Updated: Dec 25, 2019
  • Author: Joseph F Tomashefski, Jr, MD; more...
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PNETs are thought to arise from primitive mesenchymal tissue. There is no evidence of neural crest origin. [29] There are no known etiologic factors.


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