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Primary Mediastinal Liposarcoma

Ouadnouni Y, Serraj M, Ghalimi J, Lakranbi M, Smahi M

University Hospital Hassan II, Fez, Morocco

Correspondence to: Dr Yassine Ouadnouni, P.O Box 31052 Fez, Morocco. Email: ouadnouni2@yahoo.fr

 

Summary

Liposarcomas (LPS) are uncommon and present diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging allow for a diagnostic orientation, allowing differentiated from other more common tumors of the anterior mediastinum. Surgery is the treatment of choice and has the advantage of being curative. We report a case of well-differentiated liposarcoma of the anterior mediastinum.

Key Words: Liposarcoma, Mediastinum, Surgery

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