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Ewing’s Sarcoma Presenting as Pleural Effusion

Author(s): R.A.S. Kushwaha | Saheer Sainalabdeen | Shipra Anand | Nuzhat Husain

Journal: Oman Medical Journal
ISSN 1999-768X

Volume: 26;
Issue: 853819;
Start page: 362;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Ewing's sarcoma | Pleural Effusion | rib

 A 20-year-old female presented to the Pulmonary Medicine Department with complaints of fever, left sided chest pain and progressive dyspnoea of four months duration. Radiological examination revealed a mass lesion with massive pleural effusion and rib erosion. Histopathology showed neoplastic cells with scanty cytoplasm, hyperchromatic nuclei and rosette formation suggestive of Ewing sarcoma. The rarity of this tumor and its unusual presentation prompted this report.
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