Giant Multi-Polypoid Liposarcoma of the Esophagus: An Atypical Presentation

Maurice A. Smith, Emily Kluck, Sanjay Jagannath, Stephen C. Yang

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Abstract

Liposarcomas of the esophagus are rare with only 19 cases reported in the English literature. We present a giant, well-differentiated liposarcoma of the esophagus with multiple pedunculated polypoid-like growths, which made it radiographically and pathologically noncharacteristic. We discuss the diagnostic dilemmas, clinical and pathologic findings, and surgical treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)610-612
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume89
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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