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Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia
Print version ISSN 0102-3616
SAYUM FILHO, Jorge et al. Lipossarcoma of the knee in a tennis player: case report. Rev. bras. ortop. [online]. 2012, vol.47, n.1, pp. 133-135. ISSN 0102-3616. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-36162012000100020.
Lipossarcoma is an uncommon malignant tumor. It originates in the mesenchymal cells, and is the most common of the soft tissue sarcomas. The authors report a case of a 40 year-old male tennis player with lipossarcoma in the posterior right knee and distal thigh region.
Keywords : Liposarcoma; Bone Neoplasms; Knee; Athletes.