Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey
versão ISSN 1025-0255
Retroperitoneal liposarcomas are infrequent tumors. Their biological and clinical peculiarities confer them some differential aspects regarding the rest of retroperitoneal sarcomas. The case of a 59 year-old patient is presented with the diagnosis of retroperitoneal liposarcoma, myxoid variety, with recidivation in four opportunities, being carried out in all complete exeresis of the tumor, without extirpation of neighbor organs, with radiotherapy as adjuvant treatment. This patient's survival was of four years. The high tendency to recidivation of these tumors determines a bad global prognosis.
Palavras-chave : LIPOSARCOMA [therapy]; RETROPERITONEAL NEOPLASMS; LIPOSARCOMA MYXOID; CASE REPORTS.