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The MSCT and clinical features of Askin tumor / 实用放射学杂志
Journal of Practical Radiology ; (12): 526-529, 2017.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-513828
ABSTRACT
Objective To discuss the imaging manifestations and clinical characteristics of Askin tumor.Methods 12 cases of Askin tumor confirmed by surgically and histopathologically were included in this study.The MSCT signs and clinical data were summarized.Results In 12 cases of Askin tumor,7 cases located in the chest wall;7 case were hospitalised with rapid enlargementd painful lump(58.3%,7/12).9 cases were performed surgery and postoperative radio chemotherapy,6 patients experienced metastatic or recurrent tumors during the following year(66.7%,6/9).Askin tumor often occurred in the chest-lung junction region,had the diameters of 2.0-13.0 cm,11 cases showed inhomogeneous density (91.7%,11/12), 1 case showed calcification (8.3%,1/12), ill-defined margin(100%,12/12),12 cases showed intense but inhomogeneous enhancement following contrast administrationin (100%,12/12),11 cases had the feature of pleura invasion (91.7%,11/12), 9 cases with pleural effusion(75.0%,9/12), 1 case with swollen lymph nodes in mediastinum(8.3%,1/12), and 4 cases with lytic lesion of adjacent bone(33.3%,4/12).Conclusion Askin tumor often occurrs in the chest-lung junction region with rapid enlargementd painful lump as the primary symptom;the tumor show the infiltration diffuse growth;calcification and adjacent lymph node metastasis is not very common.

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Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Journal of Practical Radiology Year: 2017 Type: Article