JOURNAL ARTICLE

Ewing's sarcoma of the hand: localization and treatment

E Euler, K Wilhelm, W Permanetter, T Kreusser
Journal of Hand Surgery 1990, 15 (4): 659-62
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Ewing's sarcoma of the hand is rare. Only 20 cases of Ewing's sarcoma of the hand have been reported in the literature. Although Ewing's sarcoma of the hand is rare and highly malignant, modern combinations of treatment are possibly curative due to the tumors surgical accessibility and apparent restricted involvement of only tubular bone. This case study illustrates currently accepted combination therapy consisting of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgical tumor reduction. In spite of the advances of adjuvant therapy, surgical removal of the tumor still remains the most effective treatment.

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