Mediastinum
Soft tissue lesions
Thymoliposarcoma


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PubMed Search: Thymoliposarcoma

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Thymoliposarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/mediastinumthymoliposarcoma.html. Accessed May 27th, 2020.
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
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