Primary Ewing's sarcoma of the skull in children. Utility of molecular diagnostics, surgery and adjuvant therapies.

@article{Carlotti1999PrimaryES,
  title={Primary Ewing's sarcoma of the skull in children. Utility of molecular diagnostics, surgery and adjuvant therapies.},
  author={Carlos Gilberto Carlotti and James M. Drake and J P Hladky and Ikuko E. Teshima and Laurence Edward Becker and James T. Rutka},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={307-15}
}
Ewing's sarcoma (ES) of the skull is rare. Herein, we present 2 cases of ES that involved the cranium in young children. In one case, the lesion originated in the petrous temporal bone; in the other, the frontal bone. Both children were acutely compromised neurologically by signs and symptoms of raised intracranial pressure. In both cases, radiographs revealed massive tumors affecting the skull. Neurosurgical resection of the tumor was undertaken in both instances, and the diagnosis of ES was… CONTINUE READING