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Year : 2017 | Month : October | Volume : 11 | Issue : 10 | Page : ED04 - ED05

Spindle Cell Liposarcoma A Rare Tumour Occurring at a Rare Site?

Varuna Mallya, Nita Khurana, N.S. Hadke

1. Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. 2. Director Professor, Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. 3. Director Professor, Department of Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Varuna Mallya,
Assistant Professor, Room No-269 Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medicdal Colloge, New Delhi-110002, India.
E-mail: varunamallya@gmail.com

Abstract

Lipomatous tumours are the most common type of soft tissue neoplasms with liposarcomas being the most common soft tissue sarcomas. Spindle cell liposarcoma is the most recent addition to this group and is characterized by a lipocytic and spindled component both showing atypia. Lipoblasts with their characteristic scalloped nuclei are found in the spindled areas. These tumours show CD34 positivity. Arising in the head and neck and soft tissues of the extremities, this tumour was described for the first time in 1994. Very few cases are reported in the literature. The present case emphasizes the fact that this tumour should be considered as a possible diagnosis in tissues histologically showing a good admixture of adipocytic and spindled cells.

Keywords

Adipocytes, Lipoma, Neoplasm recurrence, Sarcoma

How to cite this article :

Varuna Mallya, Nita Khurana, N.S. Hadke. SPINDLE CELL LIPOSARCOMA A RARE TUMOUR OCCURRING AT A RARE SITE?. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 October [cited: 2018 Jan 18 ]; 11:ED04-ED05. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=October&volume=11&issue=10&page=ED04-ED05&id=10714

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/24784.10714

Date of Submission: Oct 14, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Oct 30, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Nov 10, 2016
Date of Publishing: Oct 01, 2017

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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