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Primary Hepatic Ewing's Sarcoma with Cytogenetic Confirmation

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Ian Pooleman, Colin Wilson, Dr Beate Haugk, Richard Charnley

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Abstract

Introduction Extraskeletal Ewing's sarcoma is reported in the medical literature, but none has been described as presenting with a resectable liver mass.Methods A case of a 29-year-old male patient who presented with a large symptomatic mass in the right lobe of the liver which, following resection, demonstrated the characteristic histopathology and fusion protein (EWSR1-Fli1) found in Ewing's sarcoma was reported.Discussion Complete surgical resection offers the best long-term outlook. Cure rates with appropriate surgical and chemotherapeutic management range between 30 and 60 %.


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Author(s): McGrann PF, Pooleman IJ, Wilson CH, Haugk B, Scott J, Charnley RM

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Year: 2014

Volume: 18

Issue: 3

Pages: 635-637

Print publication date: 20/07/2013

ISSN (print): 1091-255X

ISSN (electronic): 1873-4626

Publisher: SPRINGER

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11605-013-2284-4

DOI: 10.1007/s11605-013-2284-4


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