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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 664

Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the prostate: Case report from China


1 Department of Medical Services, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China
2 Department of Urology Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China

Correspondence Address:
Xingcheng Wu
Department of Urology Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Dongdan, 1 Shuaifuyuan, Beijing 100730
China
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.140759

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Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) in the prostate is one of the most aggressive tumors and a rare, uncommon clinical disease entity with a very poor prognosis. We reported a case of PNET in the prostate of a 49-year-old man and diagnosed through a biopsy. The patient underwent chemotherapy followed by adjuvant external radiation therapy without cystoprostatectomy as recommended, and 2 years later there is no sign of recurrence or distant metastasis. The patient had a good recovery and satisfactory outcomes in the follow-up. The successful treatment of PNET in the prostate in our case without surgery will provide a good therapeutic regime for reference until now.


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