Ewing's Tumor and Papillary Adenocarcinoma of the Thyroid in a 14-Year-Old Girl

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Purpose: We describe an adolescent girl wilh Stage I Ewing's tumor and localized papillary adenocarcinoma of the thyroid gland, a previously unreported association.

Patients and Methods: A 14-year-old girl with right axillary adenopathy was evaluated.

Results: Ewing's tumor was diagnosed after a lymph node biopsy. A magnetic resonance imaging scan of the axilla, chest wall, and neck demonstrated a nodule in the right lobe of the thyroid gland. A biopsy revealed papillary adenocarcinoma.

Conclusions: This is the first report of Ewing's tumor and carcinoma of the thyroid in the same patient.

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