Ewing's sarcoma

noun Pathology.
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 (ˈjuːIŋz)
Also called: peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour a form of malignant bone tumour most commonly found in children and young people
[C20: named after James Ewing (1866--1943), US pathologist who first described it]

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