Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Abdominal pain and mass feeling.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

A large retroperitoneal mass with areas of fatty attenuation and heterogeneous soft tissue component is seen at left side , which extends from the level of kidney to lower pelvic space at the same side. The left kidney and descending & sigmoid colon are displaced by the mass anteromedially.
Several simple cortical cysts are seen at kidneys with maximum diameter of 50mm.
The prostate gland is enlarged.
Left sided inguinal hernia is present.
Degenerative changes as osteophytosis are seen at the lumbar spine.

Case Discussion

Large fat containing retroperitoneal mass; path proven liposarcoma.

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Case information

rID: 84241
Published: 19th Nov 2020
Last edited: 20th Nov 2020
System: Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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