Ewing sarcoma - acetabulum

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male

Aggressive process involves the acetabulum. No involvement of the proximal femur. 


Mass involves the acetabulum and extends into the pelvis as well as into the hip joint. 

Nuclear medicine

Bone scan

Posterior view of bone scan of the pelvis demonstrates increased updake in the acetabulum. 


A lytic mass, with a wide zone of transition, involves the acetabulum and extends both into the hip joint and pelvis. 

Case Discussion

This mass was confirmed to be a Ewing sarcoma

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Case information

rID: 7843
Published: 16th Dec 2009
Last edited: 25th Nov 2019
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