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February 2023 Case study

Cyto-histological correlates of an interesting soft tissue lesion FNA case

Case provided by Dr Martina Munonyara Consultant Cytopathologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London

Clinical information

  • 60M presents with a slow-growing left paramidline subcutaneous lesion
  • MRI performed shows a 5cm lesion with solid components ?atypical lipomatous tumour/liposarcoma
  • FNAC performed targeting the solid component to exclude malignancy
  • Patient was not keen for excision of lesion, therefore if low risk of malignant potential for conservative management (surveillance)