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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 89-91

Primitive neuro-ectodermal tumor of the lung in an adult

1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, J. N. Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Pathology, J. N. Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, J. N. Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

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G S Gaude
Staff Quarters-A-14/22, J. N. Medical College Campus, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum - 590 010, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.53233

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A rare case of a thoracic primitive neuro-ectodermal tumor in an adult is presented here. In this case, wide excision surgical excision followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy were delivered. But due to the rapid aggressive progression of the tumor, which is the characteristic of disease, the patient died within four months after the diagnosis.

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