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Abstract

Abstract We report a case of giant spermatic cord liposarcoma (SCL) in an 81-year-old patient, presenting with a huge scrotal mass that reached up to the knee joint. SCL is a rare tumor, and about 200 cases have been reported in the literature so far. Although 20% of liposarcomas arise in the retroperitoneum, only 0.1% present as incidental inguinal hernias. The occasional presence of myxoid stroma in well-differentiated liposarcomas can lead to confusion with myxoid sarcoma subtypes. Correct diagnosis is critical and reflects remarkable differences in behavior and therapeutic choices
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)407-409
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Surgery
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • GIANT LIPOSARCOMA
  • SPERMATIC CORD

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