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An 18-kg giant variant of a well-differentiated retroperitoneal liposarcoma of the kidney

Deyan Anakievski, Alexander Hinev, Petar Kosev, Inna Gocheva

Abstract

Well-differentiated liposarcoma (WDLS), the most common type of liposarcoma is a slow growing, painless tumor usually located in the retroperitoneum or the limbs.

In this abstract we present a case of a 71-year-old male who presented in our clinic with a diagnosis of a giant WDLS. We performed a CT scan from which we found a giant abdominopelvic mass originating from the right kidney. This mass was pushing almost all organs and structures from the right abdominal cavity across the midline to the left side, which includes the IVC, aorta and the right ureter, all bowels were also pushed and were above this mass. A large 18-kg fibro-fatty mass was extirpated. The histopathological findings reported low-grade differentiated liposarcoma. The CT scan, which was done 3 months after the operation, determined that the patient was free from recurrence.


Keywords

retroperitoneum, liposarcoma, well-differentiated liposarcoma, giant liposarcoma

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/ssm.v49i1.1916
About The Authors

Deyan Anakievski
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine;

Clinic of Urology, St. Marina University Hospital

Alexander Hinev
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine;

Clinic of Urology, St. Marina University Hospital

Petar Kosev
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of General Medicine and Clinical Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine;

Clinic of Urology, St. Marina University Hospital

Inna Gocheva
St. Marina University Hospital
Bulgaria

Clinic of Urology

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