8850/1 Superficial well differentated liposarcoma


Related terms

Atypical lipoma

Definitions

Connective, subcutaneous and other soft tissues
ICD-O-3 topography code: C49

An intermediate, locally aggressive lipomatous neoplasm. Microscopically, the adipose tissue contains large and pleomorphic lipoblasts, and is dissected by fibrous septa containing spindle cells. It requires a wide local excision, may recur locally, but never metastasizes.