Myxoid liposarcoma

Case contributed by Dalia Ibrahim


Left upper inner thigh swelling

Patient Data

Age: 25 year old
Gender: Male

Left upper inner thigh subcutaneous well defined iso/hypodense solid soft tissue lesion of mean attenuation (26HU), it causes focal contour bulge.

Case Discussion

Biospy proven : Myxoid liposarcoma, Grade I-II.

Microscopic :

Sections examined from the specimen received pieces of tumor tissue formed of oval neoplastic mildly pleomorphic cells arranged in a myxoid background showing a plexiform chicken like vascularity. Mitotic index is 3/10 HPF in most active areas. No necrosis. No vascular tumor emboli seen in sections examined. No round cell elements seen in sections examined.

Myxoid (myxoid liposarcoma) - is the 2nd commonest histological types of liposarcoma; intermediate grade 

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