Ewing sarcoma - distal femur

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 9 years
Gender: Male

Ill-defined lucency in the distal femur is noted, with a wide zone of transition and onion-skin periosteal reaction. 


CT confirms this finding with onion-skin periosteal reaction and aggressive lysis of bone. 

Case Discussion

This mass was confirmed to be a Ewing sarcoma of the distal femur in a 9 year old boy with onion skin periosteal reaction.

Case courtesy of Bob Cook, MD. Western Memorial Regional Hospital Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

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Case information

rID: 7844
Published: 16th Dec 2009
Last edited: 6th Oct 2019
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