myolipoma


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myolipoma

 [mi″o-lĭ-po´mah]
myoma with fatty elements.

my·o·li·po·ma

(mī'ō-li-pō'mă),
A benign neoplasm that consists chiefly of fat cells (adipose tissue), with variable numbers of muscle cells forming portions of the neoplasm.

my·o·li·po·ma

(mī'ō-li-pō'mă)
A benign neoplasm that consists chiefly of fat cells (adipose tissue), with variable numbers of muscle cells forming portions of the neoplasm.

my·o·li·po·ma

(mī'ō-li-pō'mă)
A benign neoplasm that consists chiefly of fat cells (adipose tissue).
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This case report provides an interesting unpublished account of a huge intracavitary myolipoma in a patient with HAC and DM.
We authors of the article entitled "Myolipoma associated with hyperadrenocorticism and diabetes mellitus in a female poodle" declared, for all due purposes, the project that gave rise to the present data of the same has not been submitted for evaluation to the Comissao de Etica no Uso de Animais of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (CEUA/UFRGS), but we are aware of the content of the Brazilian resolutions of the National Council for Control of Animal Experimentation-CONCEA <http://www.mct.gov.br/index.php/content/view/310553.html> if it involves animals.
Caption: Figure 1-Hyperadrenocorticism in a diabetic female Poodle with abdominal myolipoma. A.
Lipomas can occasionally be altered by the presence of other mesenchymal elements, such as fibrous tissue (fibrolipoma), smooth muscle (myolipoma), capillaries (angiolipoma), and collagen-forming spindle cells (spindle-cell lipoma).
(1) According to histopathological findings, they are sub classified into conventional lipoma, fibrolipoma, angiolipoma, fusiform cell lipoma, myolipoma and pleomorphic lipoma.
Other renal tumors like renal cell carcinoma, liposarcoma, myolipoma, lipoma, oncocytoma, and Wilm's tumor may also show fat content.