chondrolipoma

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Benign tumors, like pleomorphic adenoma and chondrolipoma may contain benign chondroid tissue, but the presence of even focal malignant chondroid tissue is very rare.
We believe that this is the first report of a chondrolipoma at this anatomic site.
2-5] In this article, we describe a strikingly unusual manifestation of a chondrolipoma in a previously unreported location.
These findings were interpreted to represent the presence of a submucosal lipoma with chondroid metaplasia, and the mass was designated as a chondrolipoma.