Clinical and Translational Oncology

, Volume 10, Issue 12, pp 847–849 | Cite as

Ewing’s sarcoma of the fibula presenting with venous thrombosis

  • Ilker Tasci
  • Gokhan Erdem
  • Teoman Dogru
  • Alper Sonmez
  • Bahtiyar Demiralp
  • Bulent Kurt
Case Reports

Abstract

Malignancies account for about 20% of incidentally diagnosed venous thromboembolism. Surgery- or chemotherapy-induced risk of thrombosis is also high in patients with cancer. We report on a young male with skeletal Ewing’s sarcoma who presented with deep vein thrombosis in the affected limb, which is quite a rare clinical condition. Venous thrombosis of the lower extremities in young patients should prompt the clinician to search for underlying local malignancies.

Keywords

Ewing’s sarcoma Deep vein thrombosis Factor V Leiden Fibula 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilker Tasci
    • 1
  • Gokhan Erdem
    • 1
  • Teoman Dogru
    • 1
  • Alper Sonmez
    • 1
  • Bahtiyar Demiralp
    • 2
  • Bulent Kurt
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineGulhane School of Medicine GATA Ic Hastaliklari B.D. EtlikAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of OrthopaedyGulhane School of Medicine Etlik 06018AnkaraTurkey
  3. 3.Department of PathologyGulhane School of Medicine, EtlikAnkaraTurkey

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