myxolipoma


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myxolipoma

 [mik″so-lĭ-po´mah]
lipoma with foci of myxomatous degeneration.
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myx·o·li·po·ma

(mik'sō-li-pō'mă),
A benign neoplasm of adipose tissue in which portions of the tumor resemble mucoid mesenchymal tissue.
[myxo- + G. lipos, fat, + -ōma, tumor]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

myx·o·li·po·ma

(mik'sō-li-pō'mă)
A benign neoplasm of adipose tissue in which portions of the tumor resemble mucoid mesenchymal tissue.
[myxo- + G. lipos, fat, + -ōma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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They include fibrolipomas, which have a higher component of connective tissue; myxolipomas, which contain gelatinous stroma; spindle-cell lipomas, which feature fibroblastoid spindle cells; and angiolipomas, which are characterized by extensive vascularization.
A myxolipoma is a lipoma that contains foci of myxomatous degeneration.
In this series of soft tissue tumors of the head and neck, there were 2 pleomorphic lipomas and 1 myxolipoma. Three tumors were categorized as borderline tumors.