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Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: Introduction

Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: A rare, slow growing tumor that develops in the retroperitoneal cavity of the abdomen and tends to displace organs rather than destroy them. The tumor generally contains fat and soft tissue. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Retroperitoneal liposarcoma is available below.

Symptoms of Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

Treatments for Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Retroperitoneal liposarcoma?

Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: Complications

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Causes of Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

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Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable more »

Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

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Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

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Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: Animations

Prognosis for Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

Prognosis for Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: only about 30% of patients are alive after 5 years

Research about Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

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Statistics for Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Retroperitoneal liposarcoma:

Retroperitoneal liposarcoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Retroperitoneal liposarcoma, or a subtype of Retroperitoneal liposarcoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Related Retroperitoneal liposarcoma Info

More information about Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

  1. Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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