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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 71-73

Primary Pleural Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor: Incidental Diagnosis of a Rare Pathology


1 Department of Surgical Oncology, Asian Cancer Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Asian Cancer Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Histopathology, Asian Cancer Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Prriya B Eshpuniyani
Department of Surgical Oncology, Asian Cancer Institute, Off Easter Express Highway, Behind Everard Nagar, Somaiya Ayurvihar, Sion (East), Mumbai 400022, Maharashtra.
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DOI: 10.4103/jco.jco_7_19

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Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs), a part of Ewing’s sarcoma family of tumors (ESFT), are small round cell tumors, arising from embryonic neural crest cells. They usually present with chest pain , and dyspnea. There is tenderness of chest wall. Primary pleural PNETS are a rare entity. We present a rare case of primary PNET which was incidentally diagnosed in a young patient with blunt chest trauma.


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