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Myxoid liposarcoma of the porta hepatis in childhood

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Roderick Skinner, Dr Richard Lee, Emeritus Professor Alan Craft


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Liposarcoma in childhood is rare. A case of a myxoid liposarcoma arising at the porta hepatis is reported in a 3-year-old boy with initial favourable response to surgery combined with radio- and chemotherapy. Fatal recurrence occurred at age 15 years. The radiological and sonographic findings of liposarcomas are reviewed.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Wright, N. B., Skinner, R., Lee, R. E. J., Craft, A. W.

Publication type: Note

Publication status: Published

Journal: Pediatric Radiology

Year: 1993

Volume: 23

Issue: 8

Pages: 620-621

Print publication date: 01/12/1993

ISSN (print): 0301-0449

ISSN (electronic): 1432-1998


DOI: 10.1007/BF02014984

PubMed id: 8152881