Liposarcoma is a rare cancer of connective tissues that resemble fat cells under a microscope. It accounts for up to 18% of all soft tissue sarcomas. Liposarcoma. Introducción: El liposarcoma mixoide es una neoplasia maligna del mesénquima con una presentación muy rara en esófago. Los sarcomas representan 1% de. Liposarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma. With its various subtypes, the natural history of this disease can vary significantly from a.

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Liposarcomas are malignant tumours of fatty tissue and are the malignant counterpart to a benign lipoma. They are the second commonest type of soft-tissue sarcoma.

Liposarcomas are typically found in adults, typically between the ages of 40 and 60, and are rare in children.



It varies accordingly to the tumor location, usually related to a lump mass when involving the subcutaneous and extremities, and a vague discomfort when intraabdominal or intrathoracic. Thought to originate from mesenchymal cells, they are classified histologically into five types Low-grade lesions atypical lipomas are almost entirely mixoied signal with however thick septa, enhancement or evidence of local invasion.

These features are used to distinguish these from simple lipomas 2. The higher grade lesions are often devoid of macroscopic fat and have appearances similar to other sarcomas. The rate of recurrence is higher for deep lesions compared to superficial ones.

Surgical treatment is with wide local excision, which accounts at least in part for the more favourable outcome for extremity lesions.

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