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Primary small bowel liposarcoma (atypical lipomatous tumour) with myogenic differentiation.


  • Specialist Medicine

Document Type

Published Date

  • 2010


  • Primary small intestinal liposarcomas originating in the small bowel are uncommon with a generally poor prognosis due to the advanced stage at the time of diagnosis. We describe a case of primary small bowel dedifferentiated liposarcoma presenting as a solid mass in the right iliac fossa. The current case is unusual as the tumour seemingly originated from the bowel and the well-differentiated component was seen extensively infiltrating the bowel wall including the small bowel submucosa.
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