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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 357-359

Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the adrenal gland: A rare entity

1 Department of Urology, Christian Medical College, Tamil Nadu, Vellore, India
2 Department of Pathology, Christian Medical College, Tamil Nadu, Vellore, India

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Thampi John Nirmal
Department of Urology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.120128

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Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) is an uncommon tumor and the overall incidence is 1% of all sarcomas. PNET of the adrenal gland is an even rarer entity. A 37-year-old female was evaluated for an episode of loin pain. Ultrasonography showed a large heterogenous left adrenal mass with internal echogenic components. Computed tomography did not show any fat density within to suggest a myelolipoma. Biopsy suggested a poorly differentiated neoplasm with a possibility of PNET of the adrenal gland.

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