Journal of Cytology
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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 211-213

FNAC of myxoid liposarcoma

Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, Goa Medical College, Bambolim, Goa, India

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A rare case of Myxoid Liposarcoma in the upper thigh of a 62 years old man is reported. This case was diagnosed by FNAC and the tumor was excised surgically. The histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of Myxoid Liposarcoma Liposarcomas account for about 20% of all sarcomas in the adulthood, show a slight male predominance and the peak age of onset is the fifth to seventh decade. Myxoid Liposarcoma and its higher grade Round cell type together account for 30-35 % of Liposarcomas. The differential diagnosis to be considered are Myxoma, Myxoid MFH and Round cell Tumors.

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