Ewing sarcoma

Case contributed by Dr Mahmoud Yacout Alabd

Presentation

Chronic hip pain with decreased range of movement. Recent trauma caused the symptoms to aggravate.

Patient Data

Age: 21 y
Gender: Female
CT

Osteolytic aggressive lesion involving the right iliac bone showing cortical destruction, medullary expansion and periosteal reaction. Associated large soft tissue mass related to the right iliacus muscle. 

MRI

T1 iso to low signal, T2 bright heterogeneous signal together with heterogeneous post contrast enhancement. The related soft tissue component is seen permeating and eroding the iliac bone together with infiltration of the iliacus muscle and to a lesser extent the gluteus minimus muscle.

A simple right ovarian cyst is also seen. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearance, age and common site for Ewing sarcoma, showing aggressive behavior with poorly defined margins on CT and radiography, bone destruction, medullary expansion, periosteal reaction and invasion of the surrounding soft tissue. Biopsy proved the diagnosis of Ewing sarcoma.

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Case information

rID: 41035
Case created: 12th Nov 2015
Last edited: 17th Mar 2016
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