Liposarcoma of the breast--a case report.


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.

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@article{Parikh2007LiposarcomaOT, title={Liposarcoma of the breast--a case report.}, author={B C Parikh and A Ohri and M Y Desai and S J Pandya and R I Dave}, journal={European journal of gynaecological oncology}, year={2007}, volume={28 5}, pages={425-7} }