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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 548-550

Giant retroperitoneal liposarcoma: A very rare case report

Department of Surgery, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Umesh Jethwani
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-0513.142672

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Soft-tissue sarcomas are very rare entity, seen in <1% of all malignancies. Sarcoma accounts for about one-third of all retroperitoneal malignancies. Management of retroperitoneal sarcoma is challenge for surgeons because of its rare presentation and no standard guidelines for it. A 65-year-old male presented to surgery out-patient department with the complaints of abdominal distention and pain in abdomen since 3 years. On imaging, he was diagnosed as case of retroperitoneal tumor and managed by radical surgery including resection of the tumor with left kidney, spleen, and descending colon. Postoperative period was uneventful.

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