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Atypical lipomatous tumor/well-differentiated liposarcoma of the parotid gland: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19826985     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although liposarcoma is the second most common soft-tissue sarcoma in adults, it is exceedingly rare in the head and neck. According to our MEDLINE search, only 11 cases of liposarcoma of the parotid gland have been reported since 1968. We report a new case of primary atypical lipomatous tumor/well-differentiated liposarcoma of the parotid gland in a 77-year-old man. Because only a very limited number of case reports and small series have been published on liposarcoma in the head and neck, we also provide a review of the literature on this uncommon disease entity.
Usama Mahmood; John D Nguyen; John Chang; Mai Gu; Brian J F Wong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  88     ISSN:  1942-7522     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-14     Completed Date:  2010-01-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E10-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Lipoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Liposarcoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Parotid Gland / pathology,  surgery
Parotid Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery

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