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Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma

  • Rajesh GuptaEmail author
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Abstract

Well-differentiated liposarcomas and atypical lipomatous tumors are low-grade fatty malignancies that share the same histopathology. PET/MR imaging is a useful modality to noninvasively differentiate these low-grade malignances from benign lipomas and higher-grade sarcomatous lesions.

Keywords

Well-differentiated liposarcoma Atypical lipomatous tumor PET/MR imaging FDG Fatty tumor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA

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