Ewing sarcoma

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Palpable chest wall mass.

Patient Data

Age: 16-year-old
Gender: Female

Abnormal rarefaction and expansion of the left 6th rib accompanied by huge inta and extra thoracic soft tissue mass epicentered on the affected rib.

Mild to moderate left sided pleural effusion.

Two left axillary lymph nodes, the largest 15 mm.

Small pulmonary nodule at the lateral segment of the right lower lung lobe.

Case Discussion

16 years old girl with palpable soft tissue mass on the left side of the chest wall anteriorly. CT of the chest shows expansion and rarefaction of the left 6 th rib accompanied by huge soft tissue mass, left axillary lymph nodes, left side pleural effusion as well as right pulmonary nodule.

CT findings together with the age group suggest Ewing sarcoma.

The mass was pathologically proved to be Ewing sarcoma.

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Case information

rID: 48063
Published: 17th Sep 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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