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Torres FMG, Rodríguez K
Liposarcoma mediastinal
Residente 2008; 3 (1)

Language: Español
References: 8
Page: 18-21
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Among the rare tumors of the thorax, a heterogeneous group of this tumor are sarcomas, of whom only 3% are liposarcomas. In fact, the medical literature reported 11 cases; it is essential to describe their clinical characteristics and behavior. This work also is a brief review of the literature.

Key words: Mediastinum, liposarcoma, tumor, thorax.


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