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Primary ewings sarcoma of cavernous sinus in an infant: a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  23344875     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ewing's / peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (pPNET) of the cavernous sinus are extremely uncommon. We present clinical, radiological, pathological findings of Ewing's / pPNET involving the cavernous sinus in an eleven-month-old infant presenting with proptosis and 6th nerve palsy. MRI Contrast scans showed a well-defined, homogenously enhancing mass involving the right cavernous sinus location. Histopathology and immunohistochemical features were consistent with Ewing's/pPNET. The patient succumbed to disease in spite of starting chemotherapy. The clinical, radiological and pathological findings of previously reported cases of Ewing's sarcoma / pPNET involving the cavernous sinus are summarized. The histological differential diagnosis of primary intracranial Ewing's sarcoma / pPNET are discussed.
Authors:
Mohana Rao Patibandla; Shantveer G Uppin; Amit Kumar Thotakura; Manas K Panigrahi; Sundaram Challa
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Turkish neurosurgery     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1019-5149     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk Neurosurg     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9423821     Medline TA:  Turk Neurosurg     Country:  Turkey    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98-103     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, Hyderabad, India.
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