A case of congenital peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor presenting with multiple metastases

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Abstract

The report describes a case of a newborn with a huge congenital abdominal peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor, with peritoneal dissemination and cutaneous involvement, and discusses literature data. Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor is an exceedingly uncommon tumor in this age group and is characterized by very aggressive behavior and poor prognosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-38
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2008

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Peripheral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasm Metastasis
Age Groups
Newborn Infant
Skin
Neoplasms

Keywords

  • Childhood soft tissue sarcomas
  • Congenital sarcomas
  • Ewing sarcoma
  • Newborn
  • Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Oncology
  • Hematology

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