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Giant liposarcoma of the esophagus with Li-Fraumeni-like syndrome.
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PMID:  21454085     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Primary esophageal liposarcoma is a rare malignancy, with only 25 cases reported in the English literature. In this report, we present a new case of giant esophageal liposarcoma in a 49-year-old woman with a family history of upper gastrointestinal tract cancer. This was a transmural tumor located in the lower esophagus. Subtotal esophagectomy was successfully performed, and histopathology revealed a well-differentiated liposarcoma. The patient was followed-up for 20 months without recurrence. However, asynchronous ovarian serous adenocarcinoma was found 1 year after the esophageal surgery, and Li-Fraumeni-like syndrome was diagnosed.
Xizhao Sui; Yun Li; Hui Zhao; Jun Wang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-734X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-4-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Center for Mini-invasive Thoracic Surgery, People's Hospital, Peking University, Beijing, China.
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