Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 81, Issue 5, pp 505–506 | Cite as

Giant Pleomorphic Liposarcoma of the Chest Wall in an Octogenarian Woman

  • G. De LucaEmail author
  • N. Martucci
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Liposarcomas usually originate in the extremities and retroperitoneum. Primary malignant soft-tissue sarcoma of the chest is a rare entity. We described a case of an 80-year-old woman with a large and painless mass on right posterior chest wall.


Pleomorphic liposarcoma Chest wall tumors Soft-tissue tumors Malignant tumor 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Thoracic Surgery and Oncology, Division of Thoracic SurgeryIstituto Nazionale Tumori- IRCCS- Fondazione “G. Pascale”NaplesItaly

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