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 300 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary subcutaneous mixed-type liposarcoma of the thigh showing three simultaneous dedifferentiations: report of an unusual case.
 

Author(s): Shashikant C U Patne, Mohan Kumar, Anjali Vishwanath, Manoj Pandey

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;56(4):419-21.

 

Liposarcoma most commonly occurs in deep soft tissues of the limb and the retroperitoneum; however, its occurrence in the subcutaneous tissue is rare. Mixed-type liposarcoma (MTL) is the rarest subtype. We herein describe a unique case of MTL with three simultaneous dedifferentiations ...

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2014

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Perivascular epitheloid cell tumor (PEComa) mimicking retroperitoneal liposarcoma.
 

Author(s): Moritz Wildgruber, Karen Becker, Marcus Feith, Jochen Gaa

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PEComas are a collection of generally rare tumors, defined by the World Health Organization as 'mesenchymal tumors composed of histologically and immunohistochemically distinctive perivascular epitheloid cells'. We describe the case of retroperitoneal PEComa with a liposarcoma-like ...

Last Updated: 9 Jan 2014

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Primary liposarcoma of the duodenum: a first case presentation.
 

Author(s): Takehiro Okabayashi, Yasuo Shima, Jun Iwata, Tatsuaki Sumiyoshi, Akihito Kozuki, Teppei Tokumaru, Yasuhiro Hata, Yoshihiro Noda, Takeshi Inagaki, Saori Morishita, Masanori Morita

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2013 ;52(24):2753-7.

 

A 55-year-old man suffering from melena was admitted to our hospital. A blood test showed severe anemia. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) revealed a huge lesion in the duodenum and dilatation of the common bile duct. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy also identified hemorrhaging ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013

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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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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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TAR DNA binding protein-43 and fused in sarcoma/translocated in liposarcoma protein in two neurodegenerative diseases.
 

Author(s): Xin-ning Wang, Li-ying Cui

Journal: Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. 2012 Jun;34(3):286-92.

 

TAR DNA binding protein-43(TDP-43) and fused in sarcoma/translocated in liposarcoma protein (FUS/TLS) have been found to be associated with two neurodegenerative diseases - amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Mutations in TDP-43 and FUS/TLS lead ...

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2012

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Study of Pazopanib in the Treatment of Surgically Unresectable or Metastatic Liposarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liposarcoma; Surgically Unresectable Liposarcoma; Metastatic Liposarcoma

 

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2014

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Last Updated: 23 Apr 2013

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Ph II Cabazitaxel/Ifosfamide DD Liposarcoma
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma

 

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2013

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