Diagnostic imaging of primitive neuroectodermal tumour of the chest wall (Askin tumour)

@article{Sallustio1998DiagnosticIO,
  title={Diagnostic imaging of primitive neuroectodermal tumour of the chest wall (Askin tumour)},
  author={G. Sallustio and Tommaso Pirronti and Anna Lasorella and Luigi Natale and Antonio Bray and Pasquale Marano},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={28},
  pages={697-702}
}
Objectives. To describe the radiological features of primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET) of the chest wall (Askin tumour) at diagnosis and to analyse the radiological changes occurring as a consequence of treatment and during follow-up. Materials and methods. Nine children with histologically proven PNET were studied. At diagnosis, all patients underwent chest X-ray (CXR), chest CT and bone scintigraphy; three patients also had MR and three had US. During treatment and follow-up, CT was… CONTINUE READING
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