lipoblastoma


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lip·o·blas·to·ma

(lip'ō-blas-tō'mă),
A benign subcutaneous tumor composed of embryonal fat cells separated into distinct lobules, occurring usually in infants.

lipoblastoma

/lipo·blas·to·ma/ (lip″o-blas-to´mah) a benign fatty tumor composed of a mixture of embryonic lipoblastic cells in a myxoid stroma and mature fat cells, with the cells arranged in lobules.

lip·o·blas·to·ma

(lip'ō-blas-tō'mă)
1. Synonym(s): liposarcoma.
2. A benign subcutaneous tumor composed of embryonal fat cells separated into distinct lobules, occurring usually in infants.

lipoblastoma

(lip?o-blas-to'ma) [? + ? + oma, tumor]
A benign tumor of the fatty tissue. See: lipoma
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Plain radiography in patients with lipoblastoma generally shows a nonspecific soft tissue mass.
6) Histologic differentiation of lipoblastoma from myxoid liposarcoma may be difficult, and cell cultures from fresh tissue in order to determine the tumor karyotype have been recommended.
Lipoblastoma is a rare tumor of embryonal fat cells that occurs in early childhood.
CT appearance of cervical lipoblastoma J Comput Assist Tomogr.
Two young girls with lipoblastoma and a review of the literature Pediatr Dermatol 2006; 23: 152-156.
First described by Jaffe, (2) a lipoblastoma is a developmental anomaly characterized by continued proliferation of lipoblasts in the postnatal period.
This variety of lipoblastoma has been termed lipoblastomatosis.
Both lipoblastoma and lipoblastomatosis have a benign course, though they both have a tendency to recur in spite of complete excision.
The gross specimen of lipoblastoma is usually a soft, lobulated mass with a pale yellow appearance on a cut surface.
Lipoblastoma is an uncommon tumor that is made up of embryonic adipose tissue.
Fine-needle aspiration cytology identified a mucoid lesion with spindle cells suggestive of a lipoblastoma.
This finding confirmed the diagnosis of lipoblastoma.