Recurrent Askin`s Tumor: Ewing`s Sarcoma / Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of chest wall

  • Muhammad Abdullah
Keywords: Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive, Peripheral. Ewing's Sarcoma. Sarcoma, Soft Tissue. Chest Wall. Tumor. Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive. Proto-Oncogene Protein c-fli-1. Thoracic Neoplasms. Recurrence.


A care of recurrent Askin`s tumor is presented occurring in a 13 year old boy. Askin’s tumor is a rare primitive neuroectodermal tumor of chest wall and belong to Ewing family of soft tissue sarcoma. It is extremely malignant with a high frequency of both metastatic spread and local recurrence. Multi-drug chemotherapy as well as local disease control with surgery and / or radiation is indicated in the treatment of all patients