atypical lipomatous tumour

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atypical lipomatous tumour

A well-circumscribed, low-grade malignancy which arises in deep soft tissue of extremities, retroperitoneum, and groin, for which the term “well-differentiated liposarcoma” is increasingly preferred. As a general rule, the deeper the tumour, the more likely it is to recur.
Management Complete excision is curative.
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Imaging characteristics of deep-seated lipomatous tumors: intramuscular lipoma, intermuscular lipoma, and lipoma-like liposarcoma.