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Well-differentiated liposarcoma

Disease definition

Well-differentiated liposarcoma (WDLS), the most common type of liposarcoma (LS; see this term), is a slow growing, painless tumor usually located in the retroperitoneum or the limbs. It is composed of proliferating mature adipocytes.


Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • ALT
    • Atypical lipoma
    • Atypical lipomatous tumor
    • WDLS
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C49.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1370889
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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