Ewing's sarcoma


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Ewing's sarcoma

(ˈjuːɪŋz)
n
(Pathology) a form of malignant bone tumour most commonly found in children and young people. Also called: peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour
[C20: named after James Ewing (1866–1943), US pathologist who first described it]
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Ew′ing's sarco′ma

(ˈyu ɪŋz)
n.
a malignant stem-cell bone tumor, usually occurring in the leg or pelvis of children and young adults, characterized by pain, fever, and swelling.
[after James Ewing (1866–1943), U.S. pathologist, who described it]
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Noun1.Ewing's sarcoma - malignant tumor in bone marrow (usually in the pelvis or in long bones)
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
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"We went to Birmingham, where she was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma. They said it was curable.
We report a case with congenital Ewing's sarcoma that easily interfered with rabdomyosarcoma in a pregnant woman.
Primary Ewing's sarcoma of the cranial bone usually involves the frontal and parietal bones.
"I also want to raise awareness of Ewing's sarcoma as it is not a well-known cancer.
(6) found that pain at rest with unexplained periods of pain relief are quite common in patients with Ewing's sarcoma. However, not all painful lesions are malignant.
Jurgens et al., "Malignant peripheral neuroectodermal tumor and its necessary distinction from Ewing's sarcoma. A report from the Kiel pediatric tumor registry," Cancer, vol.
Qu, "Ewing's sarcoma of the pelvis: treatment results of 31 patients," Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi, vol.
In our case, the patient was 18 years old when Ewing's sarcoma was diagnosed.
Sarah Marie Fairley passed away age 13 with a rare form of bone cancer - Ewing's sarcoma - in February 2004.
Pathology revealed a small round blue cell tumor positive for CD99/MIC-2 antigen suggestive of Ewing's sarcoma. The diagnosis was confirmed by FISH analysis based on the presence of EWS/FLI1 fusion transcript and rearrangements of the EWS and FLI1 gene loci.
The clinical behavior of nonossifying fibroma (NOF) appears to be a benign lesion without recurrence or canceration.[1] Ewing's sarcoma (ES) is usually regarded as a differential diagnosis of NOF.[2] There has not been any report on NOF and ES appearing in the same position simultaneously.