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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 230-232

Extra-osseous Ewing's sarcoma of sciatic nerve masquerading as an infected hemangioma: A rare case report


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalapet, Puducherry, India
2 Department of Pathology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalapet, Puducherry, India
3 Department of Plastic Surgery, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalapet, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Manoj Joshi
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalapet, Puducherry - 605 014
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.142016

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Extra-osseous Ewing's Sarcoma (EES) arising from the peripheral nerve is rarely reported in children. Here, we report an instance of EES arising from the left sciatic nerve mimicking an infected hemangioma. This case highlights the need for a high index of suspicion and early histological diagnosis to avoid diagnostic delay.






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