Myxoid liposarcoma

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Myxoid liposarcoma

Myxoid liposarcoma is a soft tissue tumor that tends to occur in the limbs (especially the thigh) of patients ranging in age from 35 to 55 years. It is defined by the presence of a hypocellular spindle cell proliferation set in a myxoid background, often with mucin pooling. Lipoblasts tend to be small and often monovacuolated and to cluster around vessels or at the periphery of the lesion (review by {4:Dei Tos, 2000}).
 

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The terms "Myxoid liposarcoma" returned 58 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Myxoid/round cell conjunctival liposarcoma. A case report.
 

Author(s): Stela Giuri, M Raica, M Munteanu

Journal: Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2013 ;54(3):655-8.

 

To present a rare case of conjunctival myxoid liposarcoma, subtype round cells, that had a seven years follow up.

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2013

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A case of myxoid liposarcoma of the breast.
 

Author(s): Tsuyoshi Saito, Misa Ryu, Yuki Fukumura, Miki Asahina, Atsushi Arakawa, Katsuya Nakai, Hiroyoshi Miura, Mitsue Saito, Takashi Yao

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A 70-year-old woman visited a local hospital complaining of a nodulein the right breast, present since 1 month. She was referred to our hospital for further evaluation. Following mammotome (MMT) biopsy, the nodule was diagnosed as myxoid/round cell liposarcoma. She underwent total ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2013

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Myxoid liposarcoma with negative features on bone scan and [18F]-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose-positron emission tomography.
 

Author(s): Akio Sakamoto, Yoshiaki Fukutoku, Yoshihiro Matsumoto, Katsumi Harimaya, Yoshinao Oda, Yukihide Iwamoto

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Myxoid liposarcoma occurs in middle age, and is characterized by extrapulmonary metastasis, including bone metastasis. Bone scans and [18F]-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) are widely used for assessment of tumor extension, including vertebral metastasis. ...

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2013

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The terms "Myxoid liposarcoma" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Lipoblastoma mimicking myxoid liposarcoma: a clinical report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Akihito Nagano, Takatoshi Ohno, Yutaka Nishimoto, Yoshinobu Hirose, Satoru Miyake, Katsuji Shimizu

Journal: Tohoku J. Exp. Med.. 2011 ;223(1):75-8.

 

Lipoblastoma is an uncommon benign lipomatous tumor, occurring typically in children less than 3 years of age. The magnetic resonance image (MRI) is a useful tool for diagnosis of lipoblastoma; its imaging typically shows high-intensity signals on both T1-weighted (T1-W) and T2 weighted ...

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2011

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Pleural myxoid liposarcoma: features of 2 cases and associated literature review.
 

Author(s): Paul Goldsmith, Kostas Papagiannopoulos

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Primary pleural myxoid liposarcoma is a rare entity and no agreed treatment options have been formulated once diagnosis has been made. We report two cases with subsequent management and make recommendations for treatment pathways in these rare cases.

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2008

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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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NY-ESO-1 Specific T Cells After Cyclophosphamide in Treating Patients With Advanced Synovial Sarcoma or Myxoid/Round Cell Liposarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Liposarcoma; Adult Synovial Sarcoma; Recurrent Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage III Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage IV Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma

 

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2014

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