Purely intramedullary spinal cord primitive neuroectodermal tumor: case report and review of the literature.

@article{OteroRodrguez2009PurelyIS,
  title={Purely intramedullary spinal cord primitive neuroectodermal tumor: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={A Otero-Rodr{\'i}guez and Juan Hinojosa and J. A. Esparza and M Mu{\~n}oz and Susana Iglesias and Yolanda Rodr{\'i}guez-Gil and Jos{\'e} Ram{\'o}n Ricoy},
  journal={Neurocirugia},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={381-6; discussion 386-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) are malign neoplasms of the central nervous system which mainly locate in cerebellum (medulloblastoma). Primary intraspinal PNETs are rare. Within this group, we have found ten cases of purely intramedullary PNETs (IPNETs). In this report, we describe a new IPNET case and review the literature about these infrequent intramedullary tumors. CASE REPORT A 17 month-old boy showed progressive decrease of motion in his lower extremities. Spine… CONTINUE READING
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Purely intramedullary spinal cord primitive neuroectodermal tumor : case report and review of the literature

  • A. Otero-Rodríguez, J. Hinojosa, +4 authors J. R. Ricoy
  • Neurocirugía
  • 2009

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