Primary primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the uterus: a case report
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- Akbayır, Ö., Güngördük, K., Rafioğlu, G. et al. Arch Gynecol Obstet (2008) 277: 345. doi:10.1007/s00404-007-0451-0
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Neuroendocrine carcinomas primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) arise from Kulchitsky cells and are frequently seen in gastrointestinal tract and lungs. But they are unusual in gynecology practice. We presented a case of PNET arising in the uterine corpus of a 22-year-old woman. To our knowledge, this is the first description of small-cell carcinoma of the uterine corpus with a pseudocyst formation within the myometrium without endometrial invasion.