Soft tissue
Adipose tissue
Mixed type liposarcoma

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 9 August 2016, last major update August 2012

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PubMed Search: Mixed type liposarcoma

Definition / General
  • Mixture of myxoid / round cell, well differentiated / dedifferentiated and pleomorphic types
Epidemiology
  • Rare
  • Affects elderly patients, usually in retroperitoneum
  • Morphologic differences are due to differential expression of multiple genes (Pathology 2006;38:114)
Case Reports
Gross Description
  • Large multinodular masses
  • Cystic / solid
  • Gray-white-yellow
Gross Images

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Thigh tumor

Calf tumor

Micro Images

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Tumors (left to right) of calf, mediastinum, thigh