Radiological-pathological correlation of pleomorphic liposarcoma of the anterior mediastinum in a 17-year-old girl

University of California, Santa Cruz, 70 Pinto Lane, Novato, CA 94947, USA.
Pediatric Radiology (Impact Factor: 1.57). 12/2010; 40 Suppl 1(S1):S68-70. DOI: 10.1007/s00247-010-1797-1
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Liposarcoma is a soft-tissue sarcoma typically seen in adults. It is extremely rare in children. It most often occurs in the extremities or in the retroperitoneum. We present a very rare case of an anterior mediastinal liposarcoma of the pleomorphic subtype in a 17-year-old girl, along with radiological and pathological correlation. The location, patient age and histological subtype are exceedingly uncommon for this tumor.

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