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Disorders of the Mediastinum: Pleura and Chest Wall |

Atypical Recurrence of a Mediastinal Liposarcoma in a 80-Year-Old Female

Rosa Arancibia, MD; Khushboo Chokshi, MD; Samir Fahmy, MD
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Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A226. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.234
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SESSION TITLE: Pleura and Chest Wall

SESSION TYPE: Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

INTRODUCTION: Most liposarcomas occurred in extremities and retroperitonium and account 15-20% of all tissue malignant tumor and rarely seen in the chest wall and mediastinum. Primary mediastinal liposarcomas are a rare entity, <1% of all mediastinal tumors1. The age of patients was reported as being 20-70 years with a peak in the 5th decade and no differences between the sexes.

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