International Journal of Biomedical Science       5(3) 302-304                 

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CASE REPORT      [FullText]      [PDF]

Omental Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma: US, CT and MR Findings
Francesco Meloni1, Claudio F Feo2, Stefano Profili3, Maria Laura Cossu4, Giovanni B Meloni1
1Department of Radiology, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy;

2Department of Surgery, Istituto di Clinica Chirurgica, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy;

3Service of Radiology, Paolo Dattori Hospital, Tempio Pausania, Italy; 4Department of Surgery, Chirurgia dell'Obesita, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy

Corresponding Author: Claudio F Feo, Istituto di Clinica Chirurgica, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro 43, 07100 Sassari, Italy. Tel: +39-079-228432; Fax: +39-079-228394; E-mail:

Running title: Imaging findings in liposarcoma

computed tomography; liposarcoma; magnetic resonance; omentum; ultrasound
Liposarcomas are the most common of sarcoma tumours, they are usually located in the lower limbs, retroperitoneum, or abdominal cavity; up to date, only a few cases of omental liposarcoma with different histotype have been described. We present a case of omental well-differentiated liposarcoma and discuss imaging findings on ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance to differentiate omental liposarcomas from other abdominal tumour entities.

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