Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
Other malignancies

Topic Completed: 1 February 2012

Revised: 28 January 2019, last major update February 2012

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PubMed Search: Liposarcoma liver[TI]

Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Cite this page: Jain D. Liposarcoma. website. Accessed December 9th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Rare, < 10 cases reported
  • Develops in noncirrhotic liver
  • Contraindication for liver transplantation
Case reports
Gross description
  • Large tumor with yellow tan, fleshy mass, focal hemorrhage and necrosis as well as satellite tumor nodules
  • Noncirrhotic remaining liver
Gross images

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Metastatic tumor from leg primary

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Myxoid: myxoid stroma with plexiform vessels; numerous lipoblasts with granular cytoplasm, nuclei indented by fat vacuoles; some spindled cells, some anaplastic cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Myxoid liposarcoma and lipoblasts

Various images

Metastatic tumor
from leg primary
has extensive round
cell component

Positive stains
Negative stains
Electron microscopy images

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Intracellular lipid indents nucleus

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