Liposarcoma of the colon presenting as an endoluminal mass

@article{DAnnibale2009LiposarcomaOT,
  title={Liposarcoma of the colon presenting as an endoluminal mass},
  author={Marco D'Annibale and Maurizio Cosimelli and Renato Covello and Elisa Stasi},
  journal={World Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={78 - 78}
}
BACKGROUND Liposarcoma is one of the most common soft tissue sarcoma of adult life, usually occurring in the retroperitoneum and the extremities. Primary liposarcoma of the colon is very rare. The optimal treatment has not been established due to the small number of cases reported. We report a case of primary liposarcoma of the colon presenting as a massive intraluminal lesion. CASE PRESENTATION A 79-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain, progressive constipation and weight loss. A CT… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-7 of 7 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 27 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…