Spindle cell liposarcoma, a hitherto unrecognized variant of liposarcoma. Analysis of six cases.

@article{Tos1994SpindleCL,
  title={Spindle cell liposarcoma, a hitherto unrecognized variant of liposarcoma. Analysis of six cases.},
  author={Angelo P. Dei Tos and Thomas Mentzel and Philip L. Newman and Christopher D. M. Fletcher},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1994},
  volume={18 9},
  pages={
          913-21
        }
}
A series of six cases of a previously unrecognized variant of liposarcoma characterized by a prominent spindle cell component is reported herein. Clinically, all of the tumors arose in adults and developed around the shoulder girdle or upper limbs; all but one arose in subcutaneous tissue. Three patients developed multiple local recurrences over a period of 4-20 years. Recurrences in one case were purely lipoma-like. Following dedifferentiation in a recurrence, one patient developed distant… CONTINUE READING

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