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Primary Liposarcoma of Lung - A Rare Case Report

Amisha Gami, Nisha Khanna, Shailee Mehta, Dhaval Jetly

Keywords : Liposarcoma, lung, lymph node metastasis

Citation Information : Gami A, Khanna N, Mehta S, Jetly D. Primary Liposarcoma of Lung - A Rare Case Report. Indian J Respir Care 2020; 9 (1):100-102.

DOI: 10.4103/ijrc.ijrc_12_19

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Published Online: 08-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Indian Journal of Respiratory Care.


Liposarcoma of the lung is an extremely rare disease, with very few cases reported to date. We report a case of a primary pulmonary liposarcoma with pleural involvement in a 36-year-old male with peribronchial lymph node metastasis. Thoracotomic excision revealed a well-differentiated liposarcoma. Liposarcoma of lung is a rare tumor, which needs to be considered while looking at a biopsy, especially because it has a good survival when adequately excised. Lymph node metastasis, though rare can also occur.

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