Volume 60, Issue 2 (14 2002)                   Tehran Univ Med J 2002, 60(2): 96-99 | Back to browse issues page

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Primitive Peripheral Malignant Neuroectodermal Tumor is a malignant neoplasm of neural origin with high mortality which occurs mostly in children and adolescents. The most common site of involvements are chest wall and paraspinal regions. Head and neck involvement is rare. The diagnosis is based upon histopathologic and immuno-histochemical studies. Treatment is combination of surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. In this article we present a rather rare case of PNET which occurred in the neck area of a child.
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