The Retroperitoneum

  • Axel Martin
  • S. Aslam Sohaib


These CT images (Fig. 4.1.1a,b) are from two separate patients 1. What is the tumour shown in each case? 2. Which descriptive term has been given to the radiological appearance in Fig. 4.1.1a ? 3. What is the risk of de-differentiation of this tumour? 4. What is the main treatment modality?


Retroperitoneal Fibrosis Myxoid Liposarcoma Plexiform Neurofibroma Germ Cell Cancer Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Axel Martin
    • 1
  • S. Aslam Sohaib
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyRoyal Marsden HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic ImagingRoyal Marsden HospitalLondonUK

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