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Primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) as second malignancy after treatment of hodgkins disease

In Indian Journal of Pediatrics
By: Khadwal A.
Contributor(s): Shetty V | Deshmukh C | Arora B | Biswas G | kurkurepa@tmcmail.org | Kurkure PA.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Vol 73 Issues 5.Publisher: 2006Description: 437-438.Subject(s): India | children | primitive neuroectodermal tumor | second malignant neoplasm | hodgkin's disease | DDC classification: In: Indian Journal of PediatricsSummary: Hodgkin's disease survivors are at an increased risk of developing second malignant neoplasms including secondary bone tumors. Common secondary bone tumors are osteogenic sarcoma and fibrosarcoma. Secondary primitive neuroectodermal tumor is extremely rare in this group. We present below, a rare case of secondary PNET in an 8-year-old child with Hodgkin's disease which developed unusually early outside the radiation portal and discuss potential factors responsible for its causation.
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Hodgkin's disease survivors are at an increased risk of developing second malignant neoplasms including secondary bone tumors. Common secondary bone tumors are osteogenic sarcoma and fibrosarcoma. Secondary primitive neuroectodermal tumor is extremely rare in this group. We present below, a rare case of secondary PNET in an 8-year-old child with Hodgkin's disease which developed unusually early outside the radiation portal and discuss potential factors responsible for its causation.

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