Soft tissue
Adipose tissue
Mixed type liposarcoma

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D.

Revised: 12 September 2018, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Mixed type liposarcoma

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Cite this page: Shankar, V. Mixed type liposarcoma. website. Accessed February 16th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Mixture of myxoid / round cell, well differentiated / dedifferentiated and pleomorphic types
  • 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

Microscopic (histologic) images

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