Diagnosis and management of lipomatous tumors

  title={Diagnosis and management of lipomatous tumors},
  author={K. Dalal and C. Antonescu and S. Singer},
  journal={Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  • K. Dalal, C. Antonescu, S. Singer
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Surgical Oncology
  • Lipomatous tumors range from benign lipomas to high‐grade liposarcomas. Liposarcomas are classified into five histologic subtypes: well‐differentiated, dedifferentiated, myxoid, round cell, and pleomorphic, which differ in outcomes and patterns of recurrence. Surgical resection is the mainstay of curative treatment; however, large, high grade liposarcomas may benefit from multimodality treatment with chemotherapy and radiation. A histologic‐subtype specific nomogram provides accurate survival… CONTINUE READING
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