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Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma


Presentation

  • Am J Surg 184: 56-57 Leao P, Vilaca S, Oliveira M, Falcao J (2012) :Giant recurrent retroperitoneal liposarcoma initially presenting as inguinal hernia: review of literature.[journal.astes.org.al]
  • Case presentation A 53-year-old Egyptian male patient was presented to our department with progressive abdominal enlargement.[ejs.eg.net]
  • Case Presentation A 44-year-old premenopausal woman presented with a 2-month history of a rapidly growing painless mass in the upper inner quadrant of her left breast (Fig. 1).[internationalsurgery.org]
  • Clinical presentation, histopathology, diagnostic evaluation and staging of soft tissue sarcoma. . Accessed March 28, 2017. Riggin EA. Allscripts EPSi. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Jan. 10, 2017.[mayoclinic.org]
  • Frequently present in the upper trunk / back of the neck in adults. Have genomic alterations at 8q11-13. Lack the ability to metastasize. Must contain lipoblasts. Show a predilection to metastasize to other soft tissue sites.[pathologyoutlines.com]
Leg Edema
  • Here, we report our experience of a giant retroperitoneal liposarcoma that weighed 44 kg and caused marked abdominal swelling, marked leg edema, and respiratory distress [9].[ejs.eg.net]
Malingering
  • Chibon F, Mariani O, Derre J, Malinge S, Coindre JM, Guillou L, et al. A subgroup of malignant fibrous histiocytomas is associated with genetic changes similar to those of well-differentiated liposarcomas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Physician
  • Khadega Mohamed Ali 2, Amr Hany Metwally 3, Basma Gadelhak 4, Waleed Elnahasa 1 1 Surgical Oncology Department, Oncology Center, Mansoura University Hospitals, Mansoura, Egypt 2 Pathology Department, Mansoura University Hospitals, Mansoura, Egypt 3 Intern Physician[ejs.eg.net]
Respiratory Distress
  • Here, we report our experience of a giant retroperitoneal liposarcoma that weighed 44 kg and caused marked abdominal swelling, marked leg edema, and respiratory distress [9].[ejs.eg.net]
Abdominal Pain
  • Liposarcoma that forms in the arms and legs can cause: A growing lump of tissue under your skin Pain Swelling Weakness of the affected limb Liposarcoma that forms in the abdomen can cause: Abdominal pain Abdominal swelling Feeling full sooner when eating[mayoclinic.org]

Treatment

  • Efficacy of adjuvant radiation therapy in the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity: 20-year follow-up of a randomized prospective trial.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Conclusion The mainstay of treatment of retroperitoneal liposarcoma is complete surgical resection even in huge ones whenever possible.[ejs.eg.net]
  • Retroperitoneal soft-tissue sarcomas: prognosis and treatment of primary and recurrent disease. Am Surg Sep; 66(9):832-6. Selmani R, Begovic G, Janevski V, Rushiti Q, Karpuzi A.(2011) Giant retroperitoneal liposarcoma: а case report.[journal.astes.org.al]
  • Treatment for liposarcoma typically involves surgery to remove the cancer. Other treatments, such as radiation therapy, also may be used. Symptoms Liposarcoma signs and symptoms vary depending on the part of the body where the cancer forms.[mayoclinic.org]
  • Treatment and prognosis Both treatment and prognosis vary with location and grade.[radiopaedia.org]

Prognosis

  • Retroperitoneal soft-tissue sarcomas: prognosis and treatment of primary and recurrent disease. Am Surg Sep; 66(9):832-6. Selmani R, Begovic G, Janevski V, Rushiti Q, Karpuzi A.(2011) Giant retroperitoneal liposarcoma: а case report.[journal.astes.org.al]
  • Several factors have been reported to affect the prognosis, namely, the histological subtype, tumor site, and the completeness of surgical resection.[ejs.eg.net]
  • Treatment and prognosis Both treatment and prognosis vary with location and grade.[radiopaedia.org]
  • Long-term prognosis of primary retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma. Eur J Surg Oncol (2007) 33 ( 2 ):234–8.10.1016/j.ejso.2006.09.020 [ PubMed ] [ CrossRef ] [ Google Scholar ] 39.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • […] atypical lipoma" is not recommended Sites Most common site is the deep thigh of the lower extremity, followed by retroperitoneum, trunk, head and neck region and spermatic cord Numerous anatomic sites have been reported including the subcutis and skin Prognosis[pathologyoutlines.com]

Etiology

  • Sarcoma epidemiology and etiology: potential environmental and genetic factors. Surg Clin North Am (2008) 88 ( 3 ):451–81.10.1016/j.suc.2008.03.006 [ PubMed ] [ CrossRef ] [ Google Scholar ] 21.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Epidemiology

  • Computed tomographies and cancer risk in children: a literature overview of CT practices, risk estimations and an epidemiologic cohort study proposal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
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