Subcutaneous liposarcoma of the shoulder region

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Large mass over the right anterior deltoid, that had been present for years, but had increased in size within a few months.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

The tumour is well encapsulated and contains a posterocranial part of homogeneous fat tissue and a larger anterior part of oedematous fat nodules surrounded by fluid. There is little enhancement, if any.

Case Discussion

Histology-proven liposarcoma.

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Case information

rID: 18825
Case created: 23rd Jul 2012
Last edited: 5th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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