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Malignant Extragastrointestinal Neuroectodermal Tumor Located at Right Cervical Region

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Malignant Gastrointestinal Neuroectodermal Tumor (GNET) is a recently described rare malignant neoplasm, resembling “clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses” morphologically, immunohistochemically and molecular pathologically. We will describe a case of soft tissue sarcoma located at right cervical region of a 9-year-old male patient, mimicking malignant GNET, which can be considered as extragastrointestinal counterpart of this tumor. These tumors have poor prognosis. This is unique, possibly the first case of a soft tissue sarcoma resembling GNET.

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Çomunoğlu, N. , Dervişoğlu, S. , Elçin, B. , Tekant, G. and Apak, H. (2015) Malignant Extragastrointestinal Neuroectodermal Tumor Located at Right Cervical Region. Open Journal of Pathology, 5, 125-128. doi: 10.4236/ojpathology.2015.54017.

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