Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the lung.

  title={Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the lung.},
  author={Andrea G Kahn and Alejandra Avagnina and Jarosław Nazar and Boris Elsner},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={125 3},
Primitive neuroectodermal tumors occur most frequently in bone and soft tissue but have been reported in other locations. Primary lung primitive neuroectodermal tumors without pleural or chest wall involvement are extremely rare. We present a case with immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies and follow-up of the patient. An 18-year-old man presented with hemoptysis. Chest radiographs revealed a right middle lobe mass, and bronchoscopy showed an endobronchial tumor. The lesion was… CONTINUE READING


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