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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 29-31

Giant liposarcoma of the anterior chest wall


1 Department of Head and Neck Oncology, Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre, Cuttack, Odisha, India
2 Department of Surgical Oncology, HCG Panda Cancer Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, India
3 Department of Pathology, Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre, Cuttack, Odisha, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sasmita Panda
Department of Pathology, Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre, Cuttack - 753 004, Odisha
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/oji.oji_10_18

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Liposarcoma is a malignant tumor of the adipose tissue and is primarily a tumor of adults above the age group of 50 years. It may occur anywhere in the body. However, the most common sites are thigh and retroperitoneum. Liposarcoma with the chest wall primary is a rare entity with only few cases reported. We report a case of well-differentiated liposarcoma of the anterior chest wall in a 75-year-old male with a presentation of large growth extending to the anterior neck and successfully operated.


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