Penis and scrotum
Other malignancies

Topic Completed: 1 May 2010

Revised: 14 February 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Liposarcoma penis

See Also: Testis chapter

Alcides Chaux, M.D.
Antonio L. Cubilla, M.D.
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Cite this page: Chaux A, Cubilla AL. Liposarcoma. website. Accessed December 7th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Most scrotal liposarcomas are spermatic cord neoplasms presenting as an intrascrotal mass
  • ICD-0: 8850 / 3
Clinical features
  • Paratesticular well differentiated liposarcomas have good prognosis with no metastases, although > 50% recur, sometimes late (Am J Surg Pathol 2003;27:40)
Gross images

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Lobulated yellow mass

Microscopic (histologic) description
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Paratesticular liposarcoma

Sclerosis with
entrapped lipoblasts
and multinucleated
giant cells

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