spindle cell lipoma

spin·dle cell li·po·ma

a microscopically distinctive benign form of lipoma in which adipose tissue is infiltrated by fibroblasts and collagen; usually found in the shoulder or neck of elderly men.

spin·dle cell li·po·ma

(spin'dĕl sel li-pō'mă)
A microscopically distinctive form of lipoma in which adipose tissue is infiltrated by fibroblasts and collagen; usually found in the shoulder or neck of elderly men.
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Other variants of lipomas include neural fibrolipomas, intramuscular and intermuscular lipomas, angiolipoma, and spindle cell lipoma (1, 14).
Spindle cell lipoma: a benign lipoma variant with potential hazards of diagnostic misinterpretation.
[17] Other rare D/D's with adipocyte clusters in the aspirates are Lipomatous PA, Sialolipoma, Oncocytic lipoadenoma, Lipomatosis and Spindle cell lipoma. [18] Tuberculous involvement of parotid is extremely rare, can present as indolent parotid enlargement and generally overlooked.
Histologically, lipomas are classified as classic lipoma, fibrolipoma, intramuscular lipoma (IML), angiolipoma, and spindle cell lipoma. OL usually presents as a slow-growing painless mass that rarely exceeds 20 mm in diameter [3].
According to microscopic characteristics, lipomas are classified as classic lipoma, fibrolipoma, angiolipoma, spindle cell lipoma, pleomorphic lipoma, myxoid lipoma, sialolipoma, and intramuscular lipoma.
Spindle Cell Lipoma.--Spindle cell lipoma is a benign tumor composed of bland spindle cells admixed with mature adipose tissue in a background of thick and ropey collagen.
Angiomyofibroblastomalike tumour of the male genital tract: Analysis of 11 cases with comparison to female angiomyofibroblastoma and spindle cell lipoma. Am J of Surg Pathol 1998;22:6-16.
The histologic differential diagnosis includes spindle cell lipoma, nuchal-type fibroma, and fibromatosis.
In the histopathological examination, spindle cell lipoma shows short stubby nuclei, ropey collagen, and variable proportions of fat.
Spindle cell lipoma (SCL) is an uncommon variant that has a characteristic clinical setting.
"Cellular angiofibroma: analysis of 25 cases emphasizing its relationship to spindle cell lipoma and mammary-type myofibroblastoma," Modern Pathology (2011) 24, 82-89.
Microscopic examination revealed a spindle cell lipoma, with no evidence of malignancy.