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Table 1 Characteristics and clinical course of published cases of liposarcoma of the spermatic cord

From: Liposarcoma of the spermatic cord mimicking a left inguinal hernia: a case report and literature review

No. age (y) Duration Location Size (cm) Treatment Pathology Follow –up Outcome
12 53 NA L.s 6 × 7 RO WDL 3 yr Recurrence
22 70 6 mo R.s 13 × 7 × 3.5 RO WDL 6 yr Recurrence
32 34 NA L.s 1.5 × 2.5 RO WDL 4 yr NRD
42 56 10 yr L.s 8.5 × 7.5 × 4.5 RO+rad PDL, WDL 18 mo NRD
52 53 NA L.s NA RO DL 18 mo NRD
62 71 2 yr L.s NA RO WDL 3 mo NRD
75 59 5 yr L.s 50 × 27.5 × 15 (10.9 kg) RO WDL 3 yr NRD
86 60 7 mo R.s; RP 14 × 3.8 × 3.5; 24 × 10 × 8 TR; RO WDL (St) 4 yr NRD
97 71 5 mo L.s 9.5 × 5.5 RO DL 4 mo NRD
108 52 3 mo L.s 0.4 TR WDL 3 yr NRD
1110 69 1 yr L.s 16 × 6 × 5 RO+rad WDL (St) NA NA
1211 53 6 mo R.s 7.5 × 4.5 × 4 RO WDL (St) NA NA
1312 76 1 wk L.s 6 × 5 × 3 TR WDML NA NA
1413 24 6 mo R.s 5 TR WDML 1 yr NRD
1514 79 3 mo L.s 12 × 6 (730 g) RO ML 1 yr NRD
1615 60 4 yr R.s 15 × 20 (760 g) RO WDML NA NA
1716 44 1 yr L.s 20 × 15 RO WDL (St) 1 yr NRD
1817 60 6 yr R.s 5 × 4 RO WDL 3 yr NRD
1918 75 18 mo L.s 20 × 15 RO ML NA NA
2018 54 NA L.s 20 × 20 RO PL NA NA
2119 73 6 mo R.s 15 × 10 × 14 RO WDL 8 yr NRD
2219 47 NA R.s 3 RO WDL 20 mo NRD
2320 73 1 yr R.s 17 × 13 × 4 RO rad DL 2 yr NRD
2420 68 1mo R.s 8 × 6 × 6 RO WDL (St) 6 mo NRD
2522. 73 NA L.s; RP 4.1 × 3.5 × 3; 3.3 × 3.3 × 2 RO; TR NA 6 mo NRD
2623 40 NA R.s 50 × 50 × 35 (42 kg) TR WDL (St) 12 mo NRD
2724 65 NA R.s 34 × 22 × 17 (5,786 g) RO DL 48 mo NRD
2825 75 NA NA 14 × 8 × 9 RO PL NA NA
2926 47 6 mo L.s 4 × 3 × 3; 4 × 2 × 2 RO WDML; A 30 mo NRD
3027 73 18 mo L.s 10 × 8 × 7 RO ML NA NA
3129 65 1 yr R.s 14 × 8 × 5 RO WDML 3 mo NRD
3230 64 4 yr L.s 26 × 15 × 7 (785 g) RO WDL 3 mo NRD
3332 57 1.5 yr L.s 11 × 7.5 × 5 RO+rad DL 10 yr NRD
3432 60 NA R.s 3 × 1.8 × 1.5 RO WDL (St) 1 yr Recurrence
3533 57 1 yr L.s 9 × 6.5 RO+rad DL NA NA
3634 66 3 mo R.s 5 × 10 RO PDML 6 mo Metastases
3735 60 1 yr L.s 10 × 10 × 5 RO WDL (St) 3 yr Recurrence
3836 48 2 yr R.s NA RO WDL 3 yr NRD
Our case 53 2 yr L.s 6 × 5 × 3 RO WDML 18 mo NRD
  1. Abbreviations: A, angiolipoma; DL, dedifferentiated liposarcoma; L.s, left side; ML, myxoid liposarcoma; NA, not available; NRD, no recurrence of disease; PDL, poorly-differentiated liposarcoma; PDML, poorly-differentiated myxoid liposarcoma; PL, pleomorphic liposarcoma; rad, radiotherapy; R.s, right side; RO, radical orchiectomy; RP, retroperitoneum; St, sclerosing type; TR, tumor resection; WDL, well-differentiated liposarcoma; WDML, well-differentiated myxoid liposarcoma.