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Ewing's Sarcoma Diagnosis

When making a Ewing's sarcoma diagnosis, the doctor will usually review the patient's personal and family medical history, perform a physical exam, and recommend additional tests and procedures that examine the bone. Tests and procedures used to make a Ewing's sarcoma diagnosis may include blood tests, x-rays, a CT scan, a bone scan, an MRI, an angiogram, and a biopsy.

Diagnosing Ewing's Sarcoma: An Overview

If a person has possible Ewing's sarcoma symptoms, the doctor will usually:
 
  • Perform a physical exam
  • Ask about the patient's personal and family medical history
  • Recommend additional tests and procedures that examine the bone.
 

Ewing's Sarcoma Diagnosis: Tests

Exams and tests that are used to make a Ewing's sarcoma diagnosis may include:
 
  • Blood tests
  • X-rays
  • Computed tomography (CT) scan
  • Bone scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan
  • Angiogram
  • Biopsy.
     
(Click Bone Cancer Diagnosis for more information on diagnosing Ewing's sarcoma.)
 
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