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J Thorac Oncol. 2007 May;2(5):453-5.

Successful resection of a giant primary liposarcoma of the posterior mediastinum.

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  • 1Department of Cardiologic, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy. beppemarulli@libero.it

Abstract

Primary liposarcomas of the mediastinum are extremely rare neoplasms, comprising less than 1% of all mediastinal tumors. These tumors occur most commonly in the lower extremities (75%) and less frequently in the retroperitoneum. We present a case involving a successful radical resection of a large myxoid liposarcoma and its recurrence, both located in the posterior mediastinum.

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