Definition of Ewing's sarcoma
: a malignant bone tumor especially of a long bone (as of the thigh) or the pelvis
Origin and Etymology of ewing's sarcoma
James Ewing †1943 American pathologist
First Known Use: 1927See Words from the same year
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
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 histiocytic lymphoma was published in 1913. He described the disease now known as Ewing's sarcoma or tumor in 1921.
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