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Ewing′s sarcoma of zygoma

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Author(s): Deshingkar S | Barpande S | Tupkari J

Journal: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
ISSN 0973-029X

Volume: 13;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 18;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Ewing′s sarcoma | primitive neuroectodermal tumor | zygoma

ABSTRACT
Ewing′s sarcoma is a malignant, small, round cell neoplasm that normally affects the long bones of the limbs or the pelvis. It is a relatively frequent malignant bone tumor in children. The occurrence of the primary tumor in the facial region is approximately 2%, with most of the cases affecting the mandible. Primary zygoma involvement is rare and as per the available literature only three cases have been reported. A case of Ewing′s sarcoma that originated in the zygoma of a 15-year-old girl in reported. Bearing in mind its neuroectodermal origin, immunohistochemical studies are essential to distinguish Ewing′s sarcoma from other small round cell tumors.

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