Ewing sarcoma

Bone cancer - Ewing sarcoma; Ewing family of tumors; Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNET); Bone neoplasm - Ewing sarcoma

Ewing sarcoma is a malignant bone tumor that forms in the bone or soft tissue. It affects mostly teens and young adults.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of ionizing radiation that can penetrate the body to form an image on film. Structures that are dense (such as bone) will appear white, air will be black, and other structures will be shades of gray depending on density. X-rays can provide information about obstructions, tumors, and other diseases, especially when coupled with the use of barium and air contrast within the bowel.

Ewings sarcoma - X-ray

This X-ray shows a malignant bone tumor (Ewing's sarcoma) of the upper arm bone (humerus). This type of tumor usually occurs during childhood and adolescence.

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When to Contact a Medical Professional