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Indian Journal of Cancer
Medknow Publications on behalf of Indian Cancer Society
ISSN: 0019-509X
EISSN: 1998-4774
Vol. 43, No. 1, 2006, pp. 36-38
Bioline Code: cn06007
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Cancer, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2006, pp. 36-38

 en Case Report - Inflammatory variant of a well-differentiated retroperitoneal liposarcoma: Case report of a rare giant variety
Mehrotra PrateekK, Ramachandran CS, Goel Deep, Arora Vijay

Abstract

Inflammatory liposarcoma is a rare variant of a well-differentiated liposarcoma (WDLPS). We present a case of a 37 years old male who had a giant variety of this inflammatory WDLPS. CT scan revealed a large abdomino-pelvic mass abutting the left kidney and pushing the IVC, Aorta and the left ureter across the midline. CT guided FNAC did not reveal any malignant cells. A large 9-kg fibro-fatty mass, which appeared irregular, congested and bosillated was excised. Microscopic picture revealed foci of fibrosis with mature adipose tissue. Lymphocyte and plasma cell infiltrate was abundant along with multi-nucleate giant cells and few lipoblasts. There are no case reports of a giant inflammatory variant of WD-LPS in world literature and this is the first of its kind from the Indian sub-continent. We present a case report of this rare giant variant of inflammatory WDLPS and discuss the review of literature.

Keywords
Retroperitoneal liposarcoma, inflammatory differentiated liposarcoma, giant liposarcoma.

 
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