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Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2004 Mar-Apr;14(2):370-2.

A case of peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the ovary.

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Konyang University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea. kjkim@kyuh.co.kr

Abstract

Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) belongs to the PNET/Ewing's sarcoma family. PNET is a small round cell tumor of putative neuroectoderm origin and is the second most common sarcoma among children and young adults. It may occur anywhere in the body and within any age group; however, it is most likely to occur in the bone and soft tissues. There have been a small number of case reports of PNET arising in the ovary. We presented a case of PNET arising in the right ovary of an 18-year-old woman. The tumor was metastased to the lymph nodes of the pelvis and para-aorta at surgical staging. We had persecuted Taxol/carboplatin chemotherapy, pelvic cavity radiotherapy, and Vincristine/Actinomycin, Cyclophosphamide/Doxorubicin (VACA). She died after 10 months due to septic shock.

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