Primary orbital ewing sarcoma in a middle-aged woman

Rosan Y. Choi, Mark J. Lucarelli, Pascal D. Imesch, G. Reza Hafez, Daniel M. Albert, Richard K. Dortzbach

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A 43-year-old woman had unilateral exophthalmos caused by primary orbital Ewing sarcoma. Specialized immunohistochemical stains, primarily MIC- 2 (CD99), aided in the diagnosis of Ewing sarcoma. Twenty-two months after radiotherapy and multiagent chemotherapy, the patient remained tumor free. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of orbital Ewing sarcoma to present in an adult beyond the fourth decade of life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)535-537
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of ophthalmology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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