Giant Liposarcoma In Left Thigh The
liposarcoma is located epidemiologically second of all
tumors affecting soft tissues in adults, with an incidence
between the 4th and 6th decade of life and a slight
tendency towards males, their location commonly can
have observed in the lower extremities by 80%, however,
it is important to mention that may appear in other areas
of the body such as chest or abdominal cavity. It can be
classified according to the degree of aggressiveness of the
same in 4 subtypes being the most common and less
aggressive well-differentiated liposarcoma. The
treatment of choice is surgical and aesthetic and
functional results are almost always satisfying.
A male patient aged 62 who presented progressive
increase in volume in the left thigh, after imaging and
analysis of biopsy is scheduled for surgical resection of
well-differentiated liposarcoma. marginal resection is
performed with biopsy confirmatory free margins
control tumor tissue, without infectious complications
and with adequate functional recovery.
Liposarcoma, Tumor, Soft Tissue.