Pediatric liposarcoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Painless soft tissue mass at the right proximal thigh, first recognised 4 weeks before presentation.

Patient Data

Age: 9
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

The lesion was predominantly composed of fat, but also contained non-fatty signal components. It was surgically removed. Histopathologic examination resulted in a well-differentiated liposarcoma.

Liposarcoma is one of the least frequent soft-tissue sarcomas in childhood.

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Case information

rID: 14134
Published: 2nd Jul 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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