IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 28 / Issue 5 / pii/2007202

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Open Access Case Report

Liposarcoma of the breast - a case report

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1 Departrnent of Surgical Oncology, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Oncopathology, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2007, 28(5), 425–427;
Published: 10 October 2007
Abstract

Sarcoma of the breast constitutes less than 1 % of all malignant breast tumors and liposarcoma of the breast has an incidence of 0.3% of all the mammary sarcomas, A 90-year-old woman presented with a mass in the upper outer quadrant of the right breast measuring 25 x 15 x 7 cm. Mammography was performed and the mass was diagnosed as a liposarcoma, A wide excision was per­formed with a 2 cm margin of healthy tissue, The tumor was diagnosed histologically as a fibrous liposarcoma, The patient was dis­charged and her postoperative recovery was uneventful We report a case of liposarcoma of the breast and discuss this rare malig­nant tumor together with the various diagnostic and therapeutic modalities used.

Keywords
Soft tissue tumor
Primary sarcoma-liposarcoma-breast
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