Rare primary Mediastinal Liposarcoma - A Case Report

Aamir Bilal, Imran Tahir, Fizza Iftikhar, Abdul Baseer, Muhammad Imran

Abstract


Introduction: Liposarcoma is a malignant tumor of adipocytes and a commonly diagnosed soft tissue tumor in adults. It occurs in the limbs and retroperitoneum . Primary mediastinal liposarcoma is a rare entity, and very few cases have been reported. The presenting symptoms are related to invasion or compression of the adjacent structures.

Case presentation: A case of 55 years old male, who presented to us with respiratory complaints due to huge primary mediastinal liposarcoma, was treated successfully with surgical excision. Postoperative period was uneventful.

Conclusion:  Surgical excision of mediastinal liposarcoma is the optimal treatment.


Keywords


Mediatinal Liposarcoma; surgical excision; recurrence

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