Current Thoracic Surgery 2018 , Vol 3 , Issue 2
Rapidly growing chest wall tumor of a pregnant woman: Ewing’s sarcoma
Ali Özdil1,Önder Kavurmacı2,Tevfik İlker Akçam1,Taner Akalın3,Seda Akgün Kavurmacı4
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ege University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
2Department of Thoracic Surgery, Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
3Department of Pathology, Ege University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
DOI : 10.26663/cts.2018.00017 The incidence of coexistence of pregnancy and malignancy is approximately 1 in 1000-3000. Soft tissue sarcomas compose a very little portion of malignancies and Ewing’s sarcoma is one of these tumors, which is very rare, and the most lethal of all. We report a 37-year-old female at gestational age of 23 weeks with a rapidly growing tumor on the right chest wall and managed with chest wall resection and reconstruction. The togetherness of pregnancy and Ewing’s sarcoma is a rare entity and there is no exact information for treatment in the literature except a few case reports. Keywords : Ewing’s sarcoma, pregnancy, chest wall