World Journal of Pathology Volume No 6

Case Report Open Access

Extraskeletal Ewings Sarcoma Presenting as Nasopharyngeal Mass- Rare Tumour & Rarest Presentation

Mona Bargotya, Kiran Agarwal, Reema Bhushan and Archna Rautela Pahwa
World Journal of Pathology 2014, 3:4

Abstract

Extraskeletal Ewing’s sarcoma (EES) is a rare, rapidly growing, round-cell, malignant tumor of uncharacterized mesenchymal cell origin that can develop in the soft tissues at any location and is morphologically similar to the commoner Ewing’s sarcoma arising from bone. EES can develop in soft tissues of any location but its occurrence in head and neck as a primary tumor is very unusual. It occurs predominantly in adolescents and young adults between 10-30 years of age and it follows an aggressive course with a high rate of recurrence.




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