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Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour - a rare cause of a popliteal fossa mass: A case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25332652     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
A literature review of peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumours, illustrated with an index case report describing an 80-year-old woman who presented with a mass in the left popliteal fossa, is reported. An excision biopsy was performed, revealing a possible peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour as the primary pathology. Normally confined to the chest wall and axial soft tissues of children and young adults, reports of this tumour existing in other areas and in the elderly population are scarce.
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Colin M Davis; Andrew Mtl Choong; David Sharp; Touraj Taheri; Shireen Senewiratne; Vedella Hinckley
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of plastic surgery = Journal canadien de chirurgie plastique     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1195-2199     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-21     Completed Date:  2014-10-21     Revised Date:  2014-10-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9434932     Medline TA:  Can J Plast Surg     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-10     Citation Subset:  -    
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