Congenital Askin tumor with favorable outcome: Case report and review of the literature

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Abstract

Several disorders may present as cystic complex lesions of the fetal thorax, both with benign and malignant behavior. As a consequence, their detection may pose diagnostic, therapeutic, and parental counseling dilemmas. We describe a neonate with a congenital Askin tumor, diagnosed at the 37th week of gestation and treated after birth. Counseling and treatment challenges are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1440-1444
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume47
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

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Keywords

  • Congenital Askin's tumor
  • Ewing sarcoma family tumors
  • PNET
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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