Primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) of the lung in an adult woman

Mariam Gachechiladze, Josef ¿karda, Maha Ibrahim, Tomá¿ Tichý, Patrik Flodr, Pavla Latálová, Ji¿í Ehrmann, Radek Trojanec, Zdenek Kolá¿

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Primary primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) are extremely rare in the lung and especially in adult women. We describe a case of PNET of the lung with aggressive behavior in 31-year-old woman. Diagnosis was based on histopathological and immunohistochemical studies, and confirmed by molecular genetic analysis of chromosome rearrangements in the EWSR1 gene region. Clinical follow-up, post-mortem findings, and differential diagnosis are also discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Article number374
JournalWorld Journal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2014


  • Primitive neuroectodermal tumor
  • Ewing’s sarcoma
  • Lung
  • Differential diagnosis


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