liposarcoma


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liposarcoma

[‚lip·ə·sär′kō·mə]
(medicine)
A sarcoma originating in adipose tissue. Also known as embryonal-cell lipoma; fetal fat-cell lipoma; infiltrating lipoma; lipoblastoma; lipomyxoma; myxolipoma; myxoma lipomatodes.
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Dedifferentiated liposarcoma exhibits a wide spectrum of histologic features.
Surgical excision is the mainstay in treatment of liposarcoma, with the objective of wide resection with negative margins.
The value of fat-suppressed T2 or STIR sequences in distinguishing lipoma from well-differentiated liposarcoma. Eur Radiol.
Upper aerodigestive tract liposarcoma: Report on four cases and literature review.
It remains unclear what causes liposarcoma. However, sometimes the tumor is noticed after experiencing an injury.
Mass and pericardium both revealed well differentiated liposarcoma which was CDK 4 positive and ALK rearrangement was not seen.
Other possible diagnoses like lipoblastoma, lymphangioma, liposarcoma or lymphangiolipoma should be considered.
Liposarcomas represent approximately 20% of all soft tissue sarcomas and are divided into various subtypes including atypical lipomatous tumors/well-differentiated liposarcomas (ALT/WDLs), de-differentiated liposarcoma, myxoid liposarcoma, round cell liposarcomas, and pleomorphic liposarcomas.
For example, with exclusion of fat-containing lesions using MRI, we should be very careful to perform compartment resection for group 2 diseases without liposarcoma.
At the same time, the histopathologic examination of the atrial mass showed a high-grade sarcoma consistent with dedifferentiated liposarcoma. The tissue exhibited spindle cells with pleomorphism, multinucleated giant cells, and inflammatory cells.
Histological examination showed mixed well-differentiated and well-dedifferentiated liposarcoma in the primary lesion (Figures 3(a), 3(c), and 3(e)).