Myxoid Liposarcoma is a slow growing, malignant soft tissue tumour that is typically found in the limbs. The condition is believed to be genetic in nature. The signs and symptoms depend majorly on the location of the tumour. The tumours are generally slow-growing and painless. Tumours may be evident as painless lumps on the limbs.
HOW IS MYXOID LIPOSARCOMA DIAGNOSED?
A general physician may diagnose the condition with a clinical evaluation along with patient’s detailed medical history. Imaging tests such as MRI, CT scan and an ultrasound may be performed as well as biopsy for definitive diagnosis.
HOW IS MYXOID LIPOSARCOMA TREATED?
The treatment of Myxoid Liposarcoma usually involves a surgery to remove the tumor and radiation therapy.
DID YOU KNOW?
Post the surgery, such patients are always suggested to go for a PET or scans on regular basis to prevent recurrence.