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Extraskeletal Primary Ewing's Sarcoma of the Nasal Cavity: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Ilson Sepulveda, Thomas Wilhelm Schmidt, J Patricio Ulloa, Jorge Hidalgo, Pablo Mucientes, Francisco Rivas-Rodriguez

Keywords : Case report, Computed tomography, Ewing, Magnetic resonance imaging, Nasal cavity, Sarcoma

Citation Information : Sepulveda I, Schmidt TW, Ulloa JP, Hidalgo J, Mucientes P, Rivas-Rodriguez F. Extraskeletal Primary Ewing's Sarcoma of the Nasal Cavity: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2023; 15 (2):87-90.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1455

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 21-12-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


We report on a patient who presented with nasal obstruction and epistaxis. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging studies demonstrated a large expansive heterogeneous mass filling the left nasal cavity. Intravenous contrast administration revealed a lesion with moderate enhancement, without paranasal sinuses involvement or intracranial invasion. Patient underwent tumor resection; biopsy confirmed the presence of an extraskeletal Ewing's sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET). Currently undergoing treatment in the National Cancer Institute.

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