CT myelogram T1 pre-gad GRE

Diagnosis: Liposarcoma

Liposarcoma is an aggressive neoplasm usually seen in the extremities. Imaging findings are non-specific unless the presence of fat can be proven with the use of fat suppression techniques. A partial list of entities to consider when faced with an aggressive paraspinal mass include metastasis, rhabdomyosarcoma, giant cell tumor, chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma, neuroblastoma, lymphoma, chordoma, & plasmacytoma among others. Related Cases

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