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Giant liposarcoma of the back with 4 types of histopathology: a case report.

Paraskeva P, Katsaronis P, Spartalis ED, Lazaris AC, Gakiopoulou H, Mallis P, Tomos P - Cases J (2009)

Bottom Line: The incidence of soft tissue tumours, both malignant and benign, is very common.However, the coexistence of 4 types of histopathology is rare and the aim of this article is to present one treated in our Department.This case represents this incidence in a giant liposarcoma of the back.

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Affiliation: 2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, 17 Agiou Thoma Str., 115 27, Athens, Greece.

ABSTRACT
The incidence of soft tissue tumours, both malignant and benign, is very common. However, the coexistence of 4 types of histopathology is rare and the aim of this article is to present one treated in our Department. An 87-year-old Greek man was treated in our Department for a huge tumour on his back, under local anaesthesia. The pathology report of the specimen referred 4 types of neoplasia. This case represents this incidence in a giant liposarcoma of the back.

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Mentions: The patient was referred for a surgical removal of the tumor. Due to his age, he has not taken general anesthesia and the whole operation has been under regional anesthesia. Intraoperatively, a giant liposarcoma, 18 × 14 × 6 cm, was found and been removed and also another tumor, 12 × 10 × 8 cm, white and homogenous (Fig. 3, 4, 5).


Giant liposarcoma of the back with 4 types of histopathology: a case report.

Paraskeva P, Katsaronis P, Spartalis ED, Lazaris AC, Gakiopoulou H, Mallis P, Tomos P - Cases J (2009)

The area of the removed lesion
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Figure 5: The area of the removed lesion
Mentions: The patient was referred for a surgical removal of the tumor. Due to his age, he has not taken general anesthesia and the whole operation has been under regional anesthesia. Intraoperatively, a giant liposarcoma, 18 × 14 × 6 cm, was found and been removed and also another tumor, 12 × 10 × 8 cm, white and homogenous (Fig. 3, 4, 5).

Bottom Line: The incidence of soft tissue tumours, both malignant and benign, is very common.However, the coexistence of 4 types of histopathology is rare and the aim of this article is to present one treated in our Department.This case represents this incidence in a giant liposarcoma of the back.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: 2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, 17 Agiou Thoma Str., 115 27, Athens, Greece.

ABSTRACT
The incidence of soft tissue tumours, both malignant and benign, is very common. However, the coexistence of 4 types of histopathology is rare and the aim of this article is to present one treated in our Department. An 87-year-old Greek man was treated in our Department for a huge tumour on his back, under local anaesthesia. The pathology report of the specimen referred 4 types of neoplasia. This case represents this incidence in a giant liposarcoma of the back.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus