Giant retroperitoneal sarcoma: a case report and review of the management of retroperitoneal sarcomas.

@article{Bradley2002GiantRS,
  title={Giant retroperitoneal sarcoma: a case report and review of the management of retroperitoneal sarcomas.},
  author={John C Bradley and Richard Caplan},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2002},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={52-6}
}
A 42-year-old man presented with lower abdominal pain and a vague abdominal mass. He underwent resection of a well-differentiated liposarcoma arising from his retroperitoneum measuring 50 cm and weighing 11.7 kg (25.8 lb). This is the second largest retroperitoneal soft-tissue sarcoma (RSTS) that has been reported. Over the last 15 years 1123 patients with RSTS in 25 series have been reported with a mean tumor size of 15.7 cm. RSTS represents 0.10 to 0.15 per cent of all malignancies but 45 per… CONTINUE READING
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