TITLE

Intussusception Secondary to Metastasis from a Low-Grade Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Sep2004, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p775
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Liposarcomas are the most prevalent soft tissue sarcomas in adults. Low-grade liposarcomas are the most frequent and least aggressive and are noted as having a low risk of metastasis. We present a case of low-grade myxoid liposarcoma that metastasized to the small bowel resulting in intussusception. This case involves a 44-year-old woman with a recurrent retroperitoneal liposarcoma. Approximately 30 months after initial diagnosis, the patient was found to have a solitary metastasis to the small bowel that presented as a jejunal intussusception. Interestingly, there was no indication of a round cell component in either the metastasis or recurrent tumor, although the original tumor did contain a small round cell component. This is the first report in the English literature of liposarcoma metastasizing to the small bowel. We suggest that atypical presentations of liposarcoma metastases should always be considered in the management of patients with a history of liposarcoma.
ACCESSION #
14544618

 

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