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Dedifferentiated liposarcoma

Disease definition

Dedifferentiated liposarcoma (DDLS) is a high-grade subtype of liposarcoma (LS; see this term) that progresses from well-differentiated liposarcoma (WDLS; see this term), and most often occurs in the retroperitoneum. It is defined as a region of nonlipogenic sarcoma associated with WDLS. .


Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • DDLS
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C49.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0205824
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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