Penis and scrotum
Neoplastic lesions of scrotum
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● Most scrotal liposarcomas are spermatic cord neoplasms presenting as an intrascrotal mass
● ICD-0: 8850/3
● See also Testis chapter
● Dual lineality / combined lipoleiomyosarcoma: foci of liposarcoma and leiomyosarcoma (Am J Surg Pathol 1993;17:905)
● Paratesticular well differentiated liposarcomas have good prognosis with no metastases, although >50% recur, sometimes late (Am J Surg Pathol 2003;27:40)
Lobulated yellow mass
Micro description (Histopathology)
● Similar to liposarcoma elsewhere
● Subtypes include well-differentiated (including inflammatory-Hinyokika Kiyo 2006;52:961), myxoid / round cell (J Med Assoc Thai 2005;88:1302) and pleomorphic (Am J Surg Pathol 2010 Apr 28 [Epub ahead of print])
● May have meningothelial-like whorls (Yonsei Med J 2003;44:392)
Entrapped lipoblasts (arrow), multinucleated
giant cells (arrowhead) and sclerosis
End of Penis and scrotum > Neoplastic lesions of scrotum > Liposarcoma
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