98 Possible Causes for Liposarcoma in USA

  • Retroperitoneal Neoplasm

    Mesodermal tumors - Leiomyosarcoma, liposarcoma, and malignant fibrous histiocytoma comprise more than 80% of all sarcomatous tumors of the retroperitoneum. … Lymphoma is by far the most important malignant retroperitoneal neoplasm, followed by liposarcoma, leiomyosarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma, whereas a number of benign … Tumor types may be further discriminated by their distinguishing features: Liposarcoma - High signal intensity on T1-weighted studies, intermediate T2-weighted signal, and[1]

  • Liposarcoma

    Pleomorphic liposarcoma. … Buecker [1] Liposarcoma pictures … Liposarcomas, like all sarcomas, are rare.[2]

  • Retroperitoneal Sarcoma

    Pleomorphic liposarcoma. … Buecker [1] Liposarcoma pictures … Liposarcoma is a cancer that arises in fat cells in deep soft tissue , such as that inside the thigh or in the retroperitoneum . [1] Liposarcoma is a rare type of cancer that[3]

  • Pleomorphic Rhabdomyosarcoma

    Sarcoma Sarcoma of bone and connective tissue Sarcoma of soft tissue Sarcoma, soft tissue Sarcomatous metastasis in skin Sclerosing liposarcoma Spindle cell liposarcoma Spindle … Cancer, malignant fibrous histiocytoma Cancer, myxoid liposarcoma Cancer, rhabdomyosarcoma Cancer, sarcoma Carcinoma of bone, connective tissue, skin and breast Cutaneous … leiomyosarcoma with granular cell change Dedifferentiated liposarcoma Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma Epithelioid leiomyosarcoma of skin Epithelioid malignant nerve sheath tumor[4]

  • Lipoblastoma

    The liposarcoma patients were aged 9 and 14 years. … Seven (4.7%) were lipoblastomas and 2 (1.3%) were liposarcomas. … Karyotypes were reported for 1 lipoblastoma and 1 liposarcoma.[5]

  • Sarcoma

    Adjuvant radiotherapy may also be used after surgical excision for liposarcoma. … Liposarcoma treatment consists of surgical resection, with chemotherapy not being used outside of the investigative setting. … For example, osteosarcoma resembles bone, chondrosarcoma resembles cartilage, liposarcoma resembles fat, and leiomyosarcoma resembles smooth muscle.[6]

  • Parapsoriasis

    Leucocytosis associated with liposarcoma recurrence. original presentation of liposarcoma recurrence. … Definitive histological diagnosis was consistent with undifferentiated liposarcoma. … Therefore we propose to add SPP to the list of paraneoplastic syndrome associated with liposarcoma.[7]

  • Hibernoma

    In cases where cytogenic analysis reveals the presence of a 11q13 translocation, liposarcoma is improbable. … Hibernoma is an infrequent type of benign soft tissue tumor composed of brown adipocytes that may present in a similar manner to liposarcoma, despite the fact that it has … as slow growing (but fast growth is also possible) and firm or rubbery and are mostly encountered in adults in their thirties, and differential diagnosis with lipomas and liposarcomas[8]

  • Lipoma

    Malignant transformation of lipomas into liposarcomas is very rare and most liposarcomas are not produced from pre-existing benign lesions. … Liposarcoma is found in 1% of lipomas and are more likely in lesions of the lower extremities, shoulders and retroperitoneal areas. … A few cases of malignant transformation have been described for bone and kidney lipomas, but it is possible these few reported cases were well-differentiated liposarcomas[9]

  • Popliteal Cyst

    Myxoid liposarcoma can mimic a fluid-filled cyst on T2-weighted imaging. … On ultrasonography, myxoid liposarcomas appear as complex, hypoechoic masses that do not meet the criteria for a simple cyst. … This makes it possible to discriminate between a benign Baker cyst and one of the uncommon, but clinically important, types of cystic tumors, such as myxoid liposarcoma, that[10]


Liposarcoma is a rare malignancy of fat cells. It occurs especially in the retroperitoneal tissues and the thigh.

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  1. Retroperitoneal Neoplasm, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/retroperitonea…
  2. Liposarcoma, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liposarcoma
  3. Liposarcoma - Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liposarcoma
  4. Malignant neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue, site unspecified, http://www.icd9data.com/2013/Volume1/140-239/17…
  5. Lipoblastoma and liposarcoma in children: an analysis of 9 cases and a review of the literature. - PubMed, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9854536
  6. Sarcoma, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarcoma
  7. Retroperitoneal liposarcoma associated with small plaque parapsoriasis | World Journal of Surgical Oncology, https://wjso.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186…
  8. Hibernoma, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/hibernoma
  9. Lipoma, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lipoma
  10. Baker Cyst Imaging: Overview, Radiography, Computed Tomography, http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/387399-overview