Cerebral primitive neuroectodermal tumour in an elderly patient with long-term survival.

Abstract

Primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNET) in the cerebral hemispheres predominantly occur in early life. The mean survival from the time of diagnosis is approximately 8 months. Only 18 cases in patients older than 15 years have been described. There have been no cases of PNET in a patient older than 65 years. We describe a case of PNET in a 69-year-old man… (More)

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@article{Takeuchi1998CerebralPN, title={Cerebral primitive neuroectodermal tumour in an elderly patient with long-term survival.}, author={H. Takeuchi and Miho Kabuto and Kenji Sato and T. Kubota}, journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia}, year={1998}, volume={5 4}, pages={466-9} }