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Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of cerebrum with adipose tissue.
Arch Pathol Lab Med 2001; 125(2):264-6AP

Abstract

Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) of the central nervous system are uncommon embryonal neoplasms, rarely occurring in adults. Differentiation into specific mesenchymal tissues, such as cartilage, bone, skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, or adipose tissue, is rare. We report a case of a 51-year-old woman with a PNET of cerebrum that showed extensive mature adipose tissue differentiation. This is the second case, to our knowledge, of PNET of cerebrum with adipose tissue elements that has been described.

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Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA. krishnsa@upstate.eduNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

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Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

11175648

Citation

Krishnamurthy, S, et al. "Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of Cerebrum With Adipose Tissue." Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, vol. 125, no. 2, 2001, pp. 264-6.
Krishnamurthy S, Powers SK, Towfighi J. Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of cerebrum with adipose tissue. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2001;125(2):264-6.
Krishnamurthy, S., Powers, S. K., & Towfighi, J. (2001). Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of cerebrum with adipose tissue. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 125(2), pp. 264-6.
Krishnamurthy S, Powers SK, Towfighi J. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of Cerebrum With Adipose Tissue. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2001;125(2):264-6. PubMed PMID: 11175648.
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