Askins tumor: a rare case report and review of literature

Murtuza Rassiwala., Mustafa Johar., Amit Katlana and Pramod P.Neema

Ewing‘s sarcoma of the chest wall forms a part of the Ewing’s family of tumors which also includes Ewing’s sarcoma and primitiveneuroectodermal tumour (PNET).Also known as the Askin tumour it was first described as a separate entity by Askin and Rosai in 1979[1].As the occurrence of Ewing’s sarcoma and PNET among childhood tumours is 2%, data standard validated treatment regimens are yet to be formulated. We report a rare case of childhood Askin’s tumor and its management at our center.

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