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Virchows Archiv A

, Volume 385, Issue 1, pp 117–124 | Cite as

Liposarcoma of the breast

Case report and review of the literature
  • Jan Rasmussen
  • Helle Jensen
Case Report

Summary

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.

Key words

Liposarcoma Breast Histopathology Electron microscopy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Rasmussen
    • 1
  • Helle Jensen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyThe Finsen InstituteCopenhagenDenmark

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