Liposarcoma

Common Name(s)

Liposarcoma

Liposarcoma is a tumor that arises from fat tissue.  This tumor often occurs in the thigh, behind the knee, or in the abdomen, but it can be found in other parts of the body.  Because a liposarcoma may grow into surrounding tissues or organs, it is considered a malignant tumor.
 

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Sarcoma Alliance

The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Sarcoma Alliance

The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support.

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Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Liposarcoma" returned 310 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary liposarcoma of the orbit.
 

Author(s): Saurbhi Khurana, Anoop K Gupta, Seema Sen, Seema Kashyap

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;57(4):617-9.

 

Liposarcoma is the most common sarcoma in adults, but is an extremely rare tumor of the orbit. We report 4 cases of primary orbital liposarcoma treated at our center. All cases had tumor localized to the orbit and underwent exenteration followed by radiotherapy in one patient. None ...

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2014

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Solitary breast metastasis from myxoid liposarcoma.
 

Author(s): Masahiro Yokouchi, Satoshi Nagano, Yuko Kijima, Takako Yoshioka, Akihide Tanimoto, Shoji Natsugoe, Setsuro Komiya

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Metastasis to the breast from nonmammary malignancies is rare, and mostly involves patients in a pre-terminal condition with systemic metastases outside the breast. Lymphoma and leukemia, melanoma, and lung carcinoma are the most common primary malignancies to cause breast metastasis; ...

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2014

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Primary intrathoracic liposarcoma: a clinicopathologic study and prognostic analysis of 23 cases.
 

Author(s): Ming Chen, Jun Yang, Lei Zhu, Cao Zhou, Heng Zhao

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Primary intrathoracic liposarcoma is an extremely rare malignancy as well as a rare histologic subtype of intrathoracic sarcoma. Relatively few reports appear in the world literatures. We explored the clinicopathologic features and prognostic factors of this tumor in this study.

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2014

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The terms "Liposarcoma" returned 22 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paratesticular dedifferentiated liposarcoma with leiomyosarcomatous differentiation: a case report with a review of literature.
 

Author(s): Kazuhito Hatanaka, Takako Yoshioka, Takashi Tasaki, Akihide Tanimoto

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Paratesticular liposarcoma is a rare neoplasm, described in single case studies or components of larger studies, as histologically well-differentiated liposarcoma (WDL) and dedifferentiated liposarcoma (DL). However, leiomyosarcomatous differentiation is an extremely rare occurrence ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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Laparoscopic resection of a retroperitoneal liposarcoma: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Ryohei Nomura, Hiromi Tokumura, Naoki Matsumura

Journal: Int Surg. ;98(3):219-22.

 

Here, we describe a case of a retroperitoneal liposarcoma successfully managed by laparoscopic surgery. A 72-year-old man underwent abnormal hypertension screening using computed tomography (CT), which revealed a low-density mass measuring 7 cm in diameter in the retroperitoneal space. ...

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2013

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Liposarcoma of the spermatic cord mimicking a left inguinal hernia: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Fubiao Li, Runhui Tian, Changjiu Yin, Xiaofan Dai, Hongliang Wang, Ning Xu, Kaimin Guo

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Liposarcoma of the spermatic cord (LSC) is a rare condition characterized by a painless inguinal or scrotal mass. To our knowledge, only about 200 cases have been previously reported in the literature. These tumors are often mistaken for common scrotal swellings, such as hydroceles ...

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Dose Reduction of Preoperative Radiotherapy in Myxoid Liposarcomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myxoid Liposarcoma of Soft Tissue

 

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2014

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Last Updated: 19 Sep 2014

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