Use of a tissue expander as a radio-protective spacer with a latissimus dorsi flap in the management of a peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour (pPNET).


Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumours (pPNET) are aggressive neoplasms that require radical surgical resection with adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy. A pPNET of the posterior chest wall was resected with wide soft tissue margins in a 14 year old male. Following tumour excision a spacer device was positioned in the retroperitoneum adjacent to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjps.2013.02.022


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