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Table 1 Histologic characteristics and locations of the liposarcomas according to gender

From: Surgical resection of massive liposarcomas at the extremities: a 10-year experience in a referral musculoskeletal sarcoma unit

  Males Females
n (%) n (%)
Histologic type
  Well-differentiated 8 (57, 1) 3 (25)
  Myxoid 3 (21, 4) 7 (58, 3)
  Round cell and pleomorphic cells 3 (21, 4) 2 (16, 7)
Grade
  High-grade 10 (71, 4) 9 (75)
  Low-grade 4 (28, 6) 3 (25)
Location
  Arm 1 (7, 1) 1 (8, 3)
  Thigh 10 (71, 4) 10 (83, 3)
  Upper posterior thigh and gluteal muscles 1 (7, 1) 1 (8, 3)
  Knee 2 (14, 3)
  1. The percentages in parentheses indicate the proportion of cases within the category. There were no differences between males and females in the histologic characteristics and tumour location according to Fisher’s exact test