How does primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the thoracopulmonary region (PNET) spread?

Updated: Dec 25, 2019
  • Author: Joseph F Tomashefski, Jr, MD; more...
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The primary tumor invades locally into the chest wall and lung. Recurrent intrathoracic disease is the most common manifestation of treatment failure. [39] Metastases frequently occur in the lung or skeleton. Metastases along the sympathetic chain have also been described. [39]


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