- A tumor of the central or peripheral nervous system.
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Neuroectodermal tumor — Classification and external resources MeSH D018358 A neuroectodermal tumor is a tumor of the central or peripheral nervous system. See also Neuroendocrin … Wikipedia
neuroectodermal tumor of infancy — melanotic neuroectodermal t … Medical dictionary
Primitive neuroectodermal tumor — Classification and external resources ICD O: M9473/3 DiseasesDB 31470 … Wikipedia
Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy — is a cutaneous condition that is a developmental disorder present at birth. See also Nasolacrimal duct cyst List of cutaneous conditions References ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2 Volume Set.… … Wikipedia
peripheral neuroectodermal tumor — (PNET) a primitive neuroectodermal tumor occurring outside of the central nervous system, such as on a limb, the pelvis, or the chest wall; seen most often in adolescents and young adults, frequently with widespread metastases … Medical dictionary
primitive neuroectodermal tumor — (PNET) a heterogeneous group of neoplasms thought to derive from undifferentiated neuroglial cells of the neural crest. Some occur in the brain and some (the peripheral neuroectodermal tumors) elsewhere, such as on a limb, the pelvis, or the… … Medical dictionary
melanotic neuroectodermal tumor — a benign, rapidly growing, deeply pigmented tumor of the jaw or occasionally other sites, consisting of an infiltrating mass of cells arranged in an alveolar pattern, and occurring almost exclusively in infants. Its source of origin is in dispute … Medical dictionary
central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumor — CNS PNET … English dictionary of cancer terms
peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor — A type of cancer that forms in bone or soft tissue. Also called pPNET and Ewing sarcoma … English dictionary of cancer terms
primitive neuroectodermal tumor — PNET. One of a group of cancers that develop from the same type of early cells, and share certain biochemical and genetic features. Some PNETs develop in the brain and central nervous system (CNS PNET), and others develop in sites outside of the… … English dictionary of cancer terms