chondrolipoma

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chondrolipoma

 [kon″dro-lĭ-po´mah]
a tumor containing cartilaginous and fatty tissue.

chondrolipoma

/chon·dro·li·po·ma/ (kon″dro-lĭ-po´mah) a benign mesenchymoma with cartilaginous and lipomatous elements.

chondrolipoma

[kon′drōlipō′mə] pl. chondrolipomas, chondrolipomata,
a benign mesenchymal tumor containing fatty and cartilaginous components.

chondrolipoma

An uncommon neoplasm characterised as a lipoma with cartilaginous metaplasia which arises in the connective tissue of almost any site, especially in the skeleton, breast and pharnynx.

Molecular pathology
Abnormal expression of transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta), latent TGF-ß-binding protein-1 and bone morphogenetic protein.

chondrolipoma

a tumor containing cartilaginous and fatty tissue.