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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Sclerosing liposarcoma is the next common type and most frequently found as retroperitoneal or paratesticular lesions; and characterized by the presence of bizarre stromal cells with marked nuclear hyperchromasia and rarely multivacuolated lipoblasts mixed in fibrillary collagenous stroma; and occasionally these fibrous component may represent the most of the neoplasm.

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