Ewing Sarcoma is diagnosed based on its symptoms. The signs and symptoms of Ewing sarcoma experienced by the individuals help describe a medical problem. Children and younger adults with Ewing sarcoma can experience the signs and symptom. Some of the common symptom of Ewing sarcoma include persistent fever, pain, stiffness, swelling, or tenderness in the bone or the tissue surrounding the bone, a lump near the skin’s surface that may feel warm and soft to the touch, and a broken bone that happened without an injury.
Signs and Symptom of Ewing Sarcoma
Children and younger adults with Ewing sarcoma can experience the following signs or symptoms. Sometimes, people with Ewing sarcoma don’t have any of these changes 1. Or, the cause of a symptom can be a different medical condition that is not cancer.
- A fever that does not go away.
- Pain, Stiffness, swelling, or tenderness in the bone or the tissue surrounding the bone. Around 85% of children and young adults with Ewing sarcoma have pain that can come and go and be less severe at night.
- A lump near the skin’s surface may feel warm and soft to the touch.
- A broken bone that happened without an injury. A tumor growing in the bone can cause the bone to become weak or fracture.
- 1.WIDHE B, WIDHE T. Initial Symptoms and Clinical Features in Osteosarcoma and Ewing Sarcoma*. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume. Published online May 2000:667-674. doi:10.2106/00004623-200005000-00007