Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the posterior mandible: A case report
Monal B Yuwanati 1 * , Jagdish V Tupkari, Shubhangi A Mhaske, Pradnya P Joshi
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1 Dept of Oral Pathology, People’s Dental Academy collage and Hospital, Madhya Pradesh (MP), India* Corresponding Author


Primitive neuroectodermal tumor is a term used to de­scribe a category of neoplasms of neuroectodermal ori­gin with variable cell differentiation. These tumors arise in many places throughout the body. The chest wall, larynx, abdomen, and pelvis being the most common primary sites; in rare cases, they occur in the head and neck area. Only 3% of cases have been reported within the skull and jaws. In this report, a rare case of primitive neuroectoder­mal tumor in the left side posterior mandible in a young adult is described.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2013, Volume 4, Issue 1, 101-104

Publication date: 14 Mar 2013

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