Retroperitoneal liposarcoma (Liposarcome rétro-péritonéal)

Case contributed by Dr Rahmoun Fateh


Voluminous abdominal mass (Femme presente une enorme masse abdominale)

Patient Data

Age: 65-70Y
Gender: Female

Abdominal CT-scan with IV contrast shows a voluminous retroperitoneal mass of fat density which displaces the IVC to the left and elongates the ipsilateral kidney vein. The right kidney is compressed.

The main differential diagnosis for such a retroperitoneal mass is myelolipoma, but it is rarely as big.

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Case information

rID: 18702
Case created: 18th Jul 2012
Last edited: 9th Dec 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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