Mediastinum
Other malignancies
Thymoliposarcoma

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 22 June 2018, last major update December 2012

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PubMed Search: Thymoliposarcoma

Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Thymoliposarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/mediastinumthymoliposarcoma.html. Accessed July 19th, 2018.
Clinical features
Treatment
  • More indolent than liposarcoma elsewhere - may respond to radiation therapy or chemotherapy
Gross description
  • Resembles thymolipoma
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Malignant spindle cells resembling well differentiated, pleomorphic or poorly differentiated liposarcoma mixed with thymic tissue