angiolipoma

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angiolipoma

 [an″je-o-lĭ-po´mah]
angioma containing fatty tissue.

an·gi·o·li·po·ma

(an'jē-ō-li-pō'mă),
A lipoma that contains an unusually large number or foci of proliferated, neoplasticlike, frequently dilated vascular channels.

angiolipoma

/an·gio·li·po·ma/ (-lĭ-po´mah) an often painful lipoma containing clusters of thin-walled proliferating blood vessels.

angiolipoma

(ăn′jē-ō-lĭ-pō′mə, -lī-)
n.
A benign tumor composed chiefly of fat cells and containing an unusually large number of vascular channels.

angiolipoma

[an′jē·ōlipō′mə] pl. angiolipomas, angiolipomata
Etymology: Gk, angeion + lipos, fat, oma
a benign neoplasm containing blood vessels and tissue. Also called lipoma cavernosum, telangiectatic lipoma.

an·gi·o·li·po·ma

(an'jē-ō-li-pō'mă)
A lipoma that contains an unusually large number or foci of proliferated, neoplasticlike, frequently dilated vascular channels.

angiolipoma

angioma containing fatty tissue.
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They include fibrolipomas, which have a higher component of connective tissue; myxolipomas, which contain gelatinous stroma; spindle-cell lipomas, which feature fibroblastoid spindle cells; and angiolipomas, which are characterized by extensive vascularization.
Angiolipomas are tumors consisting of adipose tissue marked by vascular proliferation.
An extensive review by Alvi et al revealed only 17 adequately documented cases of head and neck angiolipomas in the English literature.
Angiolipomas are benign adipose tumors that differ from typical lipomas in that they usually arise around the time of puberty.
Angiolipomas can be divided into noninfiltrating and infiltrating types.
Treatment of angiolipomas consists of total surgical excision.
Bleeding or renal failure due to renal angiolipomas are the major cause of mortality and morbidity in TSC, and renal ultrasonography is recommended every 1 to 3 years in all age groups, as at least 75% of TSC patients have renal lesions.
Angiolipomas of the neck are extremely rare," to our knowledge, only 2 cases have been previously reported.
1-3) Angiolipomas of the head and neck are especially rare; to the best of our knowledge, only 17 such cases have heretofore been reported in the English-language literature.
5) Microscopically, angiolipomas are made up of mature adipocytes and interspersed vascular structures lined with elongated endothelial cells.
Based on studies by Dionne and Seemayer (6) and Lin and Lin, (7) angiolipomas are subdivided into two histologic types: infiltrating and noninfiltrating.
Infiltrating angiolipomas are characteristically not encapsulated, and they infiltrate into surrounding tissue.