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Cranial Ewing's sarcoma in children

Maria Moschovi, George A Alexiou, Natalia Tourkantoni, Mirsini-Ersi Balafouta, Christos Antypas, Maria Tsiotra, George Sfakianos, Neofytos Prodromou
Neurological Sciences 2011, 32 (4): 691-4
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Ewing's sarcoma is a highly malignant neoplasm of bones which accounts for the 10% of primary bone malignancies. Primary Ewing's sarcoma of skull vault is very rare and constitutes 1-6% of all Ewing's sarcomas. We present a case of a primary and a radiation-induced skull Ewing's sarcoma. The symptoms, neuroimaging findings and the treatment for these cases are reviewed. Both children were operated with favorable outcome.

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