Fungating myxoid liposarcoma of left gluteal region in an in
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Liposarcomas are tumors derived from primitive mesenchymal cells that undergo adipose differentiation and constitute approximately 10% of all soft tissue sarcomas. Liposarcoma is predominantly a disease of adulthood with the peak incidence around 5th to 6th decade of life and with a slight predominance in males. Liposarcomas are rare in childhood, representing about 2% of all childhood soft tissuesarcomas, with the peak incidence occurring in the second decade of life. Liposarcomas occurring in infancy are extremely rare, with less than 5 cases documented in medical literature. We herein report a fungating myxoid liposarcoma of the left gluteal region in a 9 month old infant.He was referred to us with a large, ulcerated and fungated mass on the lateral aspect of the left gluteal region. The child was born at term by a normal vaginal delivery. There were no significant perinatal events and he was thriving well till 5 months of age....

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