Liposarcoma of the Pleura

WILLIAM W. WONG, JAMES R. PLUTH, GORDON L. GRADO, STEVEN E. SCHILD, DAVID R. SANDERSON

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Abstract

Pleural liposarcomas are extremely rare; only eight cases have been reported in the literature. Herein we describe a 38-year-old man who had dyspnea on exertion and chest pain. Computed tomography of the chest revealed a large mass in the right pleural cavity. Thoracotomy was performed, and the patient recovered with no complications. Postoperative adjuvant irradiation was successful. In addition to the current case, we review the previously reported cases of pleural liposarcomas and discuss the treatment outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)882-885
Number of pages4
JournalMayo Clinic proceedings
Volume69
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994

Keywords

  • CT
  • computed tomography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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