Ewing’s sarcoma (ES) is the second most common malignant primary bone tumour in children and adolescents. It primarily affects the diaphysis of long bones and pelvis. ES arising from temporal bone is extremely rare. To date, 43 such cases have been described in the literature. Clinical and radiological features are non-specific. Diagnosis is based mainly on immunohistochemistry. The present article presents an extremely rare case of ES of the temporal bone in a 20-year young man, and he was successfully treated with multiagent chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
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Contributors JRV was responsible for concept, design, literature, content, manuscript editing and reviewing. VK supervised the case as a senior consultant and helped in reviewing the imaging as well as the draft. KS also supervised the case as a senior consultant and gave radiotherapy to the patient. SM is a senior professor and had substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work. Further, all the authors reviewed and approved the final draft of the manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent for publication Obtained.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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