Spinal Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor in Children – A rare case report and literature review

  • AKM Amirul Morshed Associate Professor and Head, dept of Pediatric Hematology and oncology, Dhaka medical College, Dhaka
  • Shahnoor Islam Associate Professor, dept of Pediatric Surgery, Dhaka medical College, Dhaka
  • Sayeeda Anwar Professor and Head,Dept of Pediatric Nephrology, Dhaka medical College, Dhaka
Keywords: Primitive neuroectodermal tumor(PNET), Children, Spine

Abstract

Primitive neuroectodectodermal tumor is a rare tumor in childhood. It is aggressive childhood malignancies and offer a significant challenge to treatment. An eleven year old female baby presented with fever, pain and neurologic manifestation. Initialy it was diagnose as TB vertebrae and treated accordingly but no improvment rather new metastatic swelling appear after few days. Diagnosis was made by MRI and local tissue biopsy and immunohistohistochemistry. As it is rare and highly invasssive malignancy with poor out come the case was presented along with literature review.

J. Paediatr. Surg. Bangladesh 6(2): 64-67, 2015 (July)

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AKM Amirul Morshed, Associate Professor and Head, dept of Pediatric Hematology and oncology, Dhaka medical College, Dhaka


Published
2016-05-15
How to Cite
Morshed, A., Islam, S., & Anwar, S. (2016). Spinal Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor in Children – A rare case report and literature review. Journal of Paediatric Surgeons of Bangladesh, 6(2), 64-67. https://doi.org/10.3329/jpsb.v6i2.27751
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Case Reports