Liposarcoma of colon
Reviewers: Charanjeet Singh, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 May 2012, last major update May 2012
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● Frequently in retroperitoneum
● Tumors adherent to colon may involve colonic wall
● 46 year old man with 12 cm subserosal tumor (J Gastrointest Surg 2006;10:652)
● 52 year old woman with well-differentiated tumor (Int J Surg Pathol 2004;12:281)
● 75 year old woman with well differentiated tumor of sigmoid mesocolon (Hepatogastroenterology 1998;45:2151)
Tumor of pericolonic adipose tissue
● Various subtypes
● Dedifferentiated tumors resemble GIST, but usually have foci of well-differentiated liposarcoma
Well-differentiated liposarcoma of axilla
End of Colon tumor > Mesenchymal tumors > Liposarcoma of colon
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