Pleomorphic liposarcoma

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Pleomorphic liposarcoma

Synonyms: PLS

Pleomorphic liposarcoma (PLS) the rarest subtype of liposarcoma (LS; see this term) is an aggressive fast growing tumor located usually in the deep soft tissues of the lower and upper extremities. It is characterized by a variable number of pleomorphic lipoblasts and in contrast to dedifferentiated liposarcoma it lacks any association with well-differentiated liposarcoma (see these terms).

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