IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 38 / Issue 2 / DOI: 10.12892/ejgo3386.2017

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Open Access Case Report
Rapidly progressing central-type primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the ovary: a case report
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1 SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2017, 38(2), 290–293; https://doi.org/10.12892/ejgo3386.2017
Published: 10 April 2017
Abstract

Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNET) belong to a group of highly malignant tumors comprised of small round cells of neuroectodermal origin. These tumors can be either of peripheral-type (Ewing family tumors/PNET) or central-type. A number of case reports have described PNET involving the gynecologic organs and the prognosis is generally poor. The authors describe the case of a 53-year-old woman with a rapidly progressing central-type PNET of the ovary.
Keywords
PNET
Primitive
Neuroectodermal
Ovary
Pelvic mass
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