Ewing's sarcoma of chest wall

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn

Presentation

16_year old boy presented with chest wall mass

Patient Data

Age: 16-year
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

CT shows a large heterogeneous  posterior chest wall soft tissue  mass associated with destruction of ribs and vertebral bodies. Extension to spinal canal, posterior mediastinum and hila is also visible. There is also compression of right lung due to mass effect and  scattered area of calcification within the mass as well. 

Case Discussion

CT shows a large heterogeneous  posterior chest wall soft tissue  mass associated with destruction of ribs and vertebral bodies. Extension to spinal canal, posterior mediastinum and hila is also visible. There is also compression of right lung due to mass effect and  scattered area of calcification within the mass as well. 

Histopathology revealed Ewing sarcoma of the chest wall.

This case is from  Dr  Reza Javad  Rashid.Dr Reza Javad Rashid

is a professor in the department of radiology at Tabriz university of medical science

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Case Information

rID: 20466
Case created: 21st Nov 2012
Last edited: 1st Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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