Mahesh KP1* and Karthikeya Patil2*
1Reader, JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSSAHER, Mysore, Karnataka, India
2Professor and Head, JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSSAHER, Mysore, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding Author: Mahesh KP, Reader, JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSSAHER, Mysore, Karnataka, India.
Received: May 14, 2020; Published: June 04, 2020
Primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) includes a wide array of lesions with varying central and peripheral nervous system having differentiating potential. It is their insidious clinical symptoms, varying locations and rarity, the accurate diagnosis of peripheral PNETs poses a challenge for clinicians. PNETs has diagnostically characteristic immunophenotypical and genetic features that distinguish them from other small round cell tumors. We recently got to treat a patient with maxillary swelling on the left side of the face, its clinical course, histopathology with immunohistochemistry correlation of this rare entity PNET is discussed.
Keywords: PNET; NSE; CD45
Citation: Mahesh KP and Karthikeya Patil. “Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of Maxilla - A Rare Case Report in Adult” Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.7 (2020): 03-05.
Copyright: © 2020 Mahesh KP and Karthikeya Patil. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.