An unusual presentation of Ewing sarcoma mimicking Guillain–Barré syndrome in a 17-year-old male

Authors

  • Ozgur Deniz Sadioglu Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Haseki Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ozgur Sogut Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Haseki Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Baris Agca Department of Neurology, University of Health Sciences, Dr.Ersin Arslan Training and Research Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.704

Abstract

Abstract

The management of a patient admitted to the emergency department with symptoms of Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS), including paraplegia, who was subsequently diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma (ES) and spinal cord compression using MRI is discussed here. Pathological report confirmed the diagnosis of ES. The patient underwent immediate neurosurgery due to rapid progression of paraplegia.

Keywords: Ewing sarcoma, Paraplegia, Guillain–Barré syndrome, Spinal cord compression

Published

2020-09-30

How to Cite

Ozgur Deniz Sadioglu, Ozgur Sogut, & Baris Agca. (2020). An unusual presentation of Ewing sarcoma mimicking Guillain–Barré syndrome in a 17-year-old male. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.704

Issue

Section

Case Report