Childhood Ewing sarcoma of the orbit

Alfaar, A. S., Zamzam M., Abdalla B., Magdi R., & El-Kinaai N. (2015).  Childhood Ewing sarcoma of the orbit. Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology.


In the span of the last 48 years, only 16 cases of children with orbital Ewing’s sarcoma have been reported. This study is to present 3 cases that were admitted to Children's Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357, during the period from 2009 to 2013. We have Two cases were treated using the hospital standard Ewing’s sarcoma treatment protocol, to completion, while the third discontinued treatment. All tumors have confirmed CD99 positivity while translocation (11;22) was positive in one patient and negative in the third. With earlier diagnosis and adequate surgical resection and integration of chemo- and radiotherapy one patient survived for about four years, while the other two cases died due to disease progression or recurrence.