Colon tumor
Mesenchymal tumors

Author: Charanjeet Singh, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 4 January 2017, last major update May 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2017,, Inc.

PubMed search: colonic liposarcoma

Cite this page: Liposarcoma. website. Accessed March 30th, 2017.
Definition / General
  • Frequently in retroperitoneum
  • Tumors adherent to colon may involve colonic wall
Case Reports
Gross Images

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Tumor of pericolonic adipose tissue

Micro Description
  • Various subtypes
  • Dedifferentiated tumors resemble GIST, but usually have foci of well differentiated liposarcoma
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Well differentiated liposarcoma of axilla

Negative Stains