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When five-year-old Vaitiare was taken to the doctor with a lump on her arm the size of a mosquito bite her parents were told to give her Panadol. Here's how the discovery of the seemingly harmless bump left her fighting for her life Gladys Hesse took her daughter to the doctor after she complained of sore arm  Doctor said a lump on Vaitiare's elbow would subside and gave her Panadol But the lump grew and tests confirmed the five-year-old had Ewing's sarcoma 

By Bryant Hevesi For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 03:32 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 03:32 BST, 2 May 2021

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A little girl is fighting for her life after a 'tiny, harmless' lump the size of a mosquito bite on her elbow was later diagnosed as an aggressive type of cancer.

Gladys Hesse, from Logan, Queensland, took her five-year-old daughter Vaitiare to the doctor after she complained about a sore arm but was told the lump would subside, before being sent home with Panadol to cope with the pain.   

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'Initially, this was as innocuous as a mosquito bite, a tiny, harmless bump on her arm,' her mum Ms Hesse told 7NEWS.com.au. 

But the lump started to grow and by the next fortnight a concerned Ms Hesse had taken her daughter back to the doctor, who referred Vaitiare for an ultrasound. 

Five-year-old Queensland girl Vaitiare Hesse (pictured) was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma in late March after initially complaining of a sore arm

Five-year-old Queensland girl Vaitiare Hesse (pictured) was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma in late March after initially complaining of a sore arm 

The ultrasound initially identified the lump as a tumour but further tests in late March confirmed a diagnosis of Ewing's sarcoma, a rare form of

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