Ewing's sarcoma


Ew·ing's sarcoma

noun \ˈyü-iŋz-\

Definition of EWING'S SARCOMA

:  a malignant bone tumor especially of a long bone or the pelvis

Origin of EWING'S SARCOMA

James Ewing †1943 American pathologist
First Known Use: 1927

Ew·ing's sarcoma

noun \ˈyü-iŋz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EWING'S SARCOMA

: a malignant bone tumor especially of a long bone or the pelvis—called also Ewing's tumor

Biographical Note for EWING'S SARCOMA

Ewing, James (1866–1943), American pathologist. Ewing was a recognized authority on the diagnosis and management of neoplastic diseases and the author of a standard text on the subject. His description of reticulum cell sarcoma was published in 1913. He described the disease now known as Ewing's sarcoma or tumor in 1921.

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