- a malignant stem-cell bone tumor, usually occurring in the leg or pelvis of children and young adults, characterized by pain, fever, and swelling.
Origin of Ewing's sarcoma
named after James Ewing (1866–1943), U.S. pathologist, who described it
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- a form of malignant bone tumour most commonly found in children and young peopleAlso called: peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour
Word Origin for Ewing's sarcoma
C20: named after James Ewing (1866–1943), US pathologist who first described it
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