lipoblastomatosis

lip·o·blas·to·ma·to·sis

(lip'ō-blas'tō-mă-tō'sis),
A diffuse form of lipoblastoma that infiltrates locally but does not metastasize.

lipoblastomatosis

/lipo·blas·to·ma·to·sis/ (-blas-to″mah-to´sis) the occurrence of multiple lipoblastomas locally diffused but without a tendency to metastasize.

lip·o·blas·to·ma·to·sis

(lip'ō-blas-tō'mă-tō'sis)
A diffuse form of lipoblastoma that infiltrates locally but does not metastasize.
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Previously reported liposarcoma cases in infancy are mostly deemed as lipoblastomatosis now.
It has been suggested that fibrolipoma arise from the maturation of the lipoblastomatosis which is an infiltrative type of benign neoplasm with lobules of immature fat cells separated by connective tissue septa and areas of loose myxoid matrix.
5) Histologically the well-circumscribed and encapsulated features of lipoblastoma differentiate it from the multicentric and infiltrative nature of lipoblastomatosis.
1) In 1973, Chung and Enzinger suggested the terms benign lipoblastoma to describe the circumscribed type of tumor and benign lipoblastomatosis to describe the condition in which multiple tumors are locally diffused.
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.
Lipoblastomatosis is a rare, fat-containing, benign tumor that should be considered as a differential diagnosis of recurrent soft tissue neck masses in infants and children.