Extraosseous Ewing sarcoma of the thyroid gland

Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Dec;39(12):1365-8. doi: 10.1007/s00247-009-1388-1. Epub 2009 Aug 19.


Ewing sarcoma of the bone is a highly malignant round-cell tumor that typically presents between 10 to 20 years of age and is more common in boys. It can have an extraosseous origin, although it is rare. We report a case of extraosseous Ewing sarcoma in the thyroid gland in a 9-year-old girl.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Bone Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Child
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
  • Sarcoma, Ewing / diagnosis
  • Thyroid Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
  • Ultrasonography*