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Liposarcoma of the breast

Case report and review of the literature

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A case of primary liposarcoma of the breast in a 65-years-old woman is described by light- and electron microscopy. The patient had previously had a cystosarcoma phyllodes removed from the same area.

A review of the literature showed 34 previously published cases of liposarcoma of the breast, which regarding age distribution, histological type and pattern of metastasis corresponded to liposarcomas of the lower limbs.

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Rasmussen, J., Jensen, H. Liposarcoma of the breast. Virchows Arch. A Path. Anat. and Histol. 385, 117–124 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00433547

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Key words

  • Liposarcoma
  • Breast
  • Histopathology
  • Electron microscopy