A CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW OF A HUGE RETROPERITONEAL LIPOSARCOMA

Dr. Devender Singh Choudhary, Dr. Yashwant Singh Rathore, Dr. Gurpremjit Singh, Dr. Sunil Chumber

Abstract


Liposarcoma is the most common retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma. It is non capsulated, fast growing tumour which is diagnosed late, so presents
as huge masses. Preoperative diagnosis is aided by CT scan. Primary treatment is surgery. Recurrence is common, so patient needs to be followed
up. A case of 40 years old male is discussed with huge retroperitoneal sarcoma invading into transverse colon and compressing middle colic vessels
which was managed by surgery with good outcome.


Keywords


liposarcoma, retroperitoneal, sarcoma

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