Where is primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the thoracopulmonary region (PNET) found?

Updated: Dec 25, 2019
  • Author: Joseph F Tomashefski, Jr, MD; more...
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Askin tumors are usually pleural-based lesions that extend into the chest wall or lung. Rarely, a PNET may occur primarily in the lung without pleural involvement. [44] Conversely, occasional Askin tumors my present in the chest wall without pleural involvement. [39]


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