Ewing's sarcoma

Ewing's sarcoma
a malignant stem-cell bone tumor, usually occurring in the leg or pelvis of children and young adults, characterized by pain, fever, and swelling.
[named after James Ewing (1866-1943), U.S. pathologist, who described it]

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  • Ewing's sarcoma — A type of bone tumor that occurs in children and adolescents, most often in the large bones of the arms and legs and the flat bones of the pelvis, spine and ribs. The tumor is caused by a chromosome abnormality, called a translocation (an… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ewing&’s sarcoma — Sarcoma that develops in bone marrow …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Ewing's sarcoma — noun malignant tumor in bone marrow (usually in the pelvis or in long bones) • Syn: ↑Ewing s tumor, ↑Ewing s tumour, ↑endothelial myeloma • Hypernyms: ↑sarcoma * * * noun also …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ewing's sarcoma — a malignant tumour of bone occurring in children and young adults. Distinguished from osteosarcoma by J. Ewing in 1921, it commonly arises in the femur but is liable to spread to other bones and to the lung. It usually presents with pain, often… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Ewing's sarcoma — noun Etymology: James Ewing died 1943 American pathologist Date: 1927 a malignant bone tumor especially of a long bone or the pelvis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ewing's sarcoma — Ew′ing s sarco′ma [[t]ˈyu ɪŋz[/t]] n. pat a malignant stem cell bone tumor, usually occurring in the leg or pelvis of children and young adults, characterized by pain, fever, and swelling • Etymology: after James Ewing (1866–1943), U.S.… …   From formal English to slang

  • Ewing's sarcoma — noun A particular type of cancer of the bone …   Wiktionary

  • Саркома Юинга (Ewing'S Sarcoma) — злокачественная опухоль кости, развивающаяся у детей и подростков (см. Треугольник Кодмэна). В отличие от остеосаркомы (данное отличие было установлено Дж. Юингом в 1921 году), она обычно поражает бедренную кость, однако может распространяться и… …   Медицинские термины

  • Sarcoma de Ewing — Rayos X de un niño con sarcoma de Ewing en la tibia Clasificación y recursos externos …   Wikipedia Español

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