Summary: A benign tumor composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It can be surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue (encapsulated), or diffuse without the capsule.

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  1. Khatib M, Soldin M. Giant intrathoracic lipoma presenting as a lump in the supraclavicular fossa. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010;92:W42-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Subsequent investigations showed that the patient had a giant intrathoracic lipoma that has caused the deviation of his trachea to the left and had encased his great vessels...
  2. Lin X, Wang Y, Liu Y, Sun Y, Miao Y, Zhang Y, et al. Pleomorphic lipoma lacking mature fat component in extensive myxoid stroma: a great diagnostic challenge. Diagn Pathol. 2012;7:155 pubmed publisher
    Pleomorphic lipoma is a relatively uncommon entity, and is considered as a variant of spindle cell lipoma...
  3. Moran A, Jian B, Min H, Pechet T, Fogt F. Peripheral intrapulmonary lipoma in a 26-year-old woman - a case report. Pol J Pathol. 2011;62:113-5 pubmed
    Rare in occurrence, the following case of intrapulmonary lipoma is only the fifth known case in a female patient reported in the literature...
  4. Dogan M, Kahraman A, Firat C, Kahraman B, Karatas E, Kizilay A. Intraosseous lipoma presenting as a sphenoid sinus mass. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2011;15:1339-42 pubmed
    Intraosseous lipoma is an uncommon mesenchymal tumor that is frequently found in appendecular skeleton. In extremely rare conditions, it can appear in sphenoid bone, and only 2 cases have been described in literature until now...
  5. Jin J, Niu J, Kim Y, Wang X, Parham D, Letton R, et al. A novel t(8;13)(q21;q22) translocation in a pediatric lipoma. Cancer Genet. 2011;204:629-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report a pediatric lipoma case without rearrangement of 12q13-q15 but with an apparently balanced translocation involving chromosomes 8 and ..
  6. Oka S, Uramoto H, Hanagiri T. Successful extirpation of thoracic pleural lipoma by single-port thoracoscopic surgery. Asian J Surg. 2011;34:140-2 pubmed publisher
    ..The resected tumor was a pedunculated pleural mass, yellowish in color, and pathological diagnosis confirmed a lipoma. We describe the first known successful treatment by single-port VATS.
  7. Jayle C, Hajj Chahine J, Allain G, Milin S, Soubiron L, Corbi P. Pleural lipoma: a non-surgical lesion?. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012;14:735-8 pubmed publisher
    ..As complications occur, a wait-and-see policy is common. We report our pleural lipoma surgical exeresis experience since 1999...
  8. Howe B, Wenger D. Lipoma arborescens: comparison of typical and atypical disease presentations. Clin Radiol. 2013;68:1220-6 pubmed publisher
    To determine whether the aetiology differed between typical cases of lipoma arborescens with unilateral knee involvement and atypical cases involving joints other than the knee, polyarticular disease, and disease outside of the knee joint.
  9. Jones A, Lewis C, Dildey P, Hide G, Ragbir M. Lipoma or liposarcoma? A cautionary case report. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012;65:e11-4 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe a case in which a lipoma-like liposarcoma was identified following excision of what was expected, on clinical and radiological grounds, to ..

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  1. Xiao J, Xu Y, Wang J, Feng J, Shi Z. Bilateral knee lipoma arborescens combined with osteoarthritis in elderly patients. J Int Med Res. 2011;39:1563-9 pubmed
    Here, three cases of combined lipoma arborescens (LA)--a rare neoplastic lesion of the synovium--and osteoarthritis (OA) with bilateral knee involvement in elderly patients are reported...
  2. Babu N, Raviprakash D, Kumar R. Nasopalpebral lipoma coloboma syndrome. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2011;59:379-80 pubmed publisher
    Nasopalpebral lipoma-coloboma syndrome is characterized by nasopalpebral lipoma and eyelid coloboma. We report a case of a 16-year-old Indian girl who reported to us with this rare syndrome...
  3. Chen H, Xu G, Wang L, Chen Y, Li Y. Sonographic features of duodenal lipomas in eight clinicopathologically diagnosed patients. World J Gastroenterol. 2011;17:2855-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the sonographic features and diagnostic value of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) for duodenal lipomas (DLs)...
  4. Odoi A, Owusu Bempah A, Dassah E, Darkey D, Quayson S. Vulvar lipoma: is it so rare?. Ghana Med J. 2011;45:125-7 pubmed
    Vulvar lipoma is said to be so rare that only a few cases have been reported...
  5. Ferrara F, Duburque C, Quinchon J, Gaudissart Q. Laparoscopic resection of small bowel lipoma causing obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Updates Surg. 2012;64:153-6 pubmed publisher
    ..CT showed a certain fat component within the mass pinpointing the hypothesis of a lipoma. We then performed a laparoscopic resection of 21 cm of the middle jejunum, including the mass and an ..
  6. Venkateswarlu M, Geetha P, Srikanth M. A rare case of intraoral lipoma in a six year-old child: a case report. Int J Oral Sci. 2011;3:43-6 pubmed publisher
    One type of soft tissue lesions of the oral cavity is lipoma, which is a kind of benign tumor composed of mature lipid cells...
  7. Morais A, Mendonça E, de Alencar A, Estrela C. Intraosseous lipoma in the periapical region of a maxillary third molar. J Endod. 2011;37:554-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Lesions mimicking apical periodontitis must be considered when making a differential diagnosis. Intraosseous lipoma is a rare benign tumor of low incidence among all bone tumors, and therefore few cases have been reported in the ..
  8. Ruiz Tovar J, López Delgado A, Santos J, Arroyo A, Calpena R. [Laparoscopic treatment of sigmoid colon intussusception secondary to giant submucosal lipoma]. Acta Gastroenterol Latinoam. 2013;43:36-8 pubmed
    ..A colo-colonic invagination secondary to an endoluminal lipoma was observed in sigmoid colon...
  9. Al Omari M, Eloqayli H, Qudseih H, Al Shinag M. Isolated lipoma of filum terminale in adults: MRI findings and clinical correlation. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2011;55:286-90 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and MRI features of isolated lipoma of filum terminale (LFT) in adult population and its correlation with the patient clinical presentations.
  10. Lucas L, Fass R, Krouse R. Laparoscopic resection of a small bowel lipoma with incidental intussusception. JSLS. 2010;14:615-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Even with exhaustive diagnostic testing, small bowel tumors are often not diagnosed preoperatively. Because 60% to 70% of small bowel tumors are malignant, surgical excision is always recommended...
  11. Srubiski A, Csillag A, Timperley D, Kalish L, Qiu M, Harvey R. Radiological features of the intraosseous lipoma of the sphenoid. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;144:617-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Imaging features associated with suspected intraosseous lipoma (IOL) can mimic more aggressive pathology...
  12. Manor E, Sion Vardy N, Joshua B, Bodner L. Oral lipoma: analysis of 58 new cases and review of the literature. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2011;15:257-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we present 58 new cases of oral lipoma (OL), their clinical features, diagnostic workup, and management. The records of 58 patients with OL were reviewed...
  13. Numajiri T, Nishino K, Sowa Y, Konishi K. Congenital vulvar lipoma within an accessory labioscrotal fold. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011;28:424-8 pubmed publisher
    ..None had other anomalies, with the exception of one who had premature growth of pubic hair on the accessory labioscrotal fold. Skin with a rugated scrotal appearance was present in all cases...
  14. Namikawa T, Hokimoto N, Okabayashi T, Kumon M, Kobayashi M, Hanazaki K. Adult ileoileal intussusception induced by an ileal lipoma diagnosed preoperatively: report of a case and review of the literature. Surg Today. 2012;42:686-92 pubmed publisher
    We herein report a case of adult ileoileal intussusception induced by an ileal lipoma. A 68-year-old woman with a history of small intestinal tumors was admitted to our hospital with severe, colicky lower abdominal pain, similar to ..
  15. Finotti L, Araujo D, Vituli L, Giorgi R, Chahade W. [Synovial lipoma arborescens]. Acta Reumatol Port. 2011;36:171-5 pubmed
    Synovial lipoma arborescens is a rare and benign intra-articular pathology, of unknown etiology, characterized by a villous and lipomatous proliferation of synovial tissue...
  16. Chen C, Chang H, Tseng P, Hung T, Wu H. A rare case of dysphagia and palpitation caused by the compression exerted by an enormous mediastinal lipoma. Rev Port Pneumol. 2012;18:149-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Subsequent CT scan showed a large posterior mediastinal lipoma extending from the level of the aortic arch to the thoracoabdominal junction...
  17. Case J, MacPhail C, Withrow S. Anatomic distribution and clinical findings of intermuscular lipomas in 17 dogs (2005-2010). J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2012;48:245-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Intermuscular lipomas of the axilla are as common as IML of the caudal thigh. Surgical treatment of both axillary and caudal-thigh IML is associated with an excellent prognosis in dogs...
  18. Chu C, Chen C, Rajendran R, Shen C, Chen T, Yen C, et al. Overexpression of Akt1 enhances adipogenesis and leads to lipoma formation in zebrafish. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e36474 pubmed publisher
    ..The specific aim of this study was to create a zebrafish obesity model by over expressing the insulin signaling hub of the Akt1 gene...
  19. Grasso E, Guastella T. Giant submucosal lipoma cause colo-colonic intussusception. A case report and review of literature. Ann Ital Chir. 2012;83:559-62 pubmed
    b>Lipoma of the large intestine is rare, with a reported incidence ranging between 0.2% and 4.4%. We present a case of a giant colonic lipoma causing descending-colonic intussusception.
  20. Chandrashekhar P, Jose M, Dadhich M, Chatra L, Holla V. Spindle cell lipoma: a case report and review of literature. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ). 2012;10:92-5 pubmed
    Oral spindle cell lipoma is a rare lesion and until now only 26 cases have been reported in English literature...
  21. Fritchie K, Carver P, Sun Y, Batiouchko G, Billings S, Rubin B, et al. Solitary fibrous tumor: is there a molecular relationship with cellular angiofibroma, spindle cell lipoma, and mammary-type myofibroblastoma?. Am J Clin Pathol. 2012;137:963-70 pubmed publisher
    ..morphologically similar entities, including cellular angiofibroma, mammary-type myofibroblastoma, and spindle cell lipoma. The histologic and immunophenotypic overlap between SFT and the latter group of tumors suggests that these tumors ..
  22. Volta A, Bonazzi M, Gnudi G, Gazzola M, Bertoni G. Ultrasonographic features of canine lipomas. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2006;47:589-91 pubmed
    ..Twenty-four dogs, whose mass was diagnosed as a lipoma, were selected. Fifty-five lipomas were present on the 24 dogs...
  23. Chiang T, Chang C, Huang K, Liou J, Lin J, Wang H. Jejunojejunal intussusception secondary to a jejunal lipoma in an adult. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006;21:924-6 pubmed
  24. Shaul D, Monforte H, Levitt M, Hong A, Pena A. Surgical management of perineal masses in patients with anorectal malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2005;40:188-91 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to review the outcome of surgical management of various types of perineal masses encountered in patients with anorectal malformations (ARM)...
  25. Kuester L, Fischman A, Fan C, Halpern E, Aquino S. Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum: prevalence and features on fusion 18F fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/CT. Chest. 2005;128:3888-93 pubmed
    ..LHIS with greater thickness or dumbbell shape had greater FDG uptake. These findings on CT and PET are important to recognize in order to avoid false-positive FDG-PET interpretations. ..
  26. Maggiani F, Debiec Rychter M, Vanbockrijck M, Sciot R. Cellular angiofibroma: another mesenchymal tumour with 13q14 involvement, suggesting a link with spindle cell lipoma and (extra)-mammary myofibroblastoma. Histopathology. 2007;51:410-2 pubmed
  27. Crombez K, Vanoirbeek E, Van de Ven W, Petit M. Transactivation functions of the tumor-specific HMGA2/LPP fusion protein are augmented by wild-type HMGA2. Mol Cancer Res. 2005;3:63-70 pubmed
    ..The lipoma preferred partner (LPP) gene is the most frequent translocation partner of HMGA2 in a subgroup of lipomas, which ..
  28. Ramírez G, Spattini G, Altimira J, Garcia B, Vilafranca M. Clinical and histopathological features of a thymolipoma in a dog. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2008;20:360-4 pubmed
    ..The gross and histological findings are similar to those described for thymolipomas in humans. The possible histogenesis for this neoplasia in a dog is also discussed. ..
  29. Sewell L, Adams D, Marks V. Subcutaneous forehead nodules: attention to the button osteoma and frontalis-associated lipoma. Dermatol Surg. 2008;34:791-8 pubmed publisher
  30. Oaks J, Margolis D. Spindle cell lipoma of the mediastinum: a differential consideration for liposarcoma. J Thorac Imaging. 2007;22:355-7 pubmed
    Spindle cell lipoma is a benign lesion most commonly found on the posterior neck and shoulders. It shares many imaging characteristics with liposarcoma, including the presence of adipose and soft tissue elements...
  31. Ek E, Slavin J, Blackney M, Powell G. Parosteal lipoma associated with an underlying osteochondroma arising from the hallux. Skeletal Radiol. 2007;36:689-92 pubmed
    ..There have been no reported cases of such lesions arising in the foot. Hence, we report the first case of a parosteal lipoma arising in the great toe in association with an underlying osteochondroma.
  32. Meshikhes A, Al Momen S, Al Talaq F, Al Jaroof A. Adult intussusception caused by a lipoma in the small bowel: report of a case. Surg Today. 2005;35:161-5 pubmed
    ..This case highlights the difficulties of diagnosing adult intussusception promptly, and the fact that it can also be caused by a benign lesion. ..
  33. Mutinelli F, Vascellari M, Melchiotti E, Bigolaro M, Bozzato E. Intra-pelvic chondrolipoma in a dog. J Comp Pathol. 2007;137:160-4 pubmed
    ..Foci of chondroid metaplasia were present. Histological and immunohistochemical examination confirmed the mesenchymal origin of the tumour. A diagnosis of intra-pelvic chondrolipoma was made...
  34. Jung H, Park W, Choi S, Kwon K, Lee S. Intestinal chondrolipoma: uncommon cause of bowel obstruction. J Pediatr Surg. 2007;42:E21-3 pubmed
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this seems to be the first report of chondrolipoma arising from the small bowel in English language literatures...
  35. Schoffl H, Hager D, Dunst K, Huemer G. Giant lipoma of the thenar. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2007;119:149 pubmed
  36. Cabanillas M, Aneiros A, Monteagudo B, Santos Garcia D, Suárez Amor O, Ramírez Santos A. Epidermal nevus syndrome associated with polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, CNS lipoma, and aplasia cutis. Dermatol Online J. 2009;15:7 pubmed
    ..nevus associated with various organ abnormalities, particularly polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, central nervous system lipoma, and aplasia cutis. Our patient demonstrates the polymorphic spectrum of involvement in epidermal nevus syndrome.
  37. Jung S, Shin J, Kwon H, Yim Y. Fibrolipoma of the tip of the nose. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:555-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a first case of the fibrolipoma of the nasal tip in a 24-year-old man. The lesion was totally excised and showed no evidence of recurrence after 6 months of follow-up...
  38. Hsu J, Kang W, Liu G, Kao E, Chuang M, Chou S. Giant fibrolipoma in the mediastinum: an unusual case. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005;80:e10-2 pubmed
    ..Surgical exploration revealed a large dumbbell-shaped lipomatous lesion. Histologic examination confirmed this to be a fibrolipoma. This is the first reported case of fibrolipoma in the mediastinum but outside of the esophagus...
  39. Saltzman J, Carr Locke D, Fink S. Lipoma case report. MedGenMed. 2005;7:16 pubmed
  40. Zhong L, Zhao S, Chen G, Ping F. Ultrasonographic appearance of lipoma in the oral and maxillofacial region. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2004;98:738-40 pubmed
    To summarize the clinical situation, ultrasonographic appearance, diagnosis, and treatment experience of lipoma in the oral and maxillofacial region.
  41. Tsushimi T, Matsui N, Kurazumi H, Takemoto Y, Oka K, Seyama A, et al. Laparoscopic resection of an ileal lipoma: Report of a case. Surg Today. 2006;36:1007-11 pubmed
    ..Thus, we made a diagnosis of intestinal lipoma with intussusception and performed laparoscopic partial resection of the ileum, including the tumor...
  42. Hameed M, Clarke K, Amer H, Mahmet K, Aisner S. Cellular angiofibroma is genetically similar to spindle cell lipoma: a case report. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2007;177:131-4 pubmed
    ..The tumor has histomorphologic similarities to angiomyofibroblastoma and spindle cell lipoma. Herein we describe a tumor arising in the perineal region of a 60-year-old man with morphological and ..
  43. Sakurai H, Kaji M, Yamazaki K, Suemasu K. Intrathoracic lipomas: their clinicopathological behaviors are not as straightforward as expected. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008;86:261-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Intrathoracic lipomas are a type of deep-seated lipoma, unlike subcutaneous lipomas...
  44. Soon M, Chen Y, Yen H. Editor's quiz: GI haemorrhage and an incomplete colonoscopy. Gut. 2007;56:455, 496 pubmed
  45. Du L, Shah T, Zenilman M. Image of the month--quiz case. Intussuscepted transverse colonic lipoma. Arch Surg. 2007;142:1221 pubmed
  46. Pant R, Poh A, Hwang S. An unusual case of an intramuscular lipoma of the pectoralis major muscle simulating a malignant breast mass. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2005;34:275-6 pubmed
    ..Surgical excision of the mass was performed. Histological diagnosis was an intramuscular lipoma of the left pectoralis major muscle...
  47. Perrotti V, Rubini C, Fioroni M, Iezzi G. Pleomorphic lipoma of the oral cavity. Report of a case. Minerva Stomatol. 2006;55:321-5 pubmed
    Pleomorphic lipoma (PL) is a rare benign tumor mainly located in the upper back, upper shoulders, and back of the neck in elderly men. More rarely it is located in the head and neck region and in the oral cavity...
  48. Huang D, Sumegi J, Dal Cin P, Reith J, Yasuda T, Nelson M, et al. C11orf95-MKL2 is the resulting fusion oncogene of t(11;16)(q13;p13) in chondroid lipoma. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2010;49:810-8 pubmed publisher
    Chondroid lipoma, a rare benign adipose tissue tumor, may histologically resemble myxoid liposarcoma or extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma, but is genetically distinct...
  49. Jovanovic I, Pavlovic A, Popovic D, Pavlov M. Endoscopically removed giant submucosal lipoma. Vojnosanit Pregl. 2007;64:417-20 pubmed
    ..There is a great debate in the literature as to how to treat them...
  50. Kosar F, Sincer I, Kuzucu A, Nisanoglu V, Gunen H. A case of a large intrapericardial lipoma occupying pericardial space: an unusual complication of a coronary artery bypass surgery. J Card Surg. 2007;22:427-9 pubmed
    ..In this case report we present a 71-year-old man with a large intrapericardial lipoma originating from pericardium...
  51. Wong H, Chen C, Liu G. Primary mesenteric lipoma causing closed loop bowel obstruction: a case report. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2005;21:138-41 pubmed
    Primary mesenteric lipoma is rare, with fewer than 50 cases described in English-language literature, and those causing bowel obstructions are even more uncommon...
  52. Ako E, Morisaki T, Hasegawa T, Hirakawa T, Tachimori A, Nakazawa K, et al. Laparoscopic resection of ileal lipoma diagnosed by multidetector-row computed tomography. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2010;20:e226-9 pubmed publisher
    ..small bowel intussusception with an intraluminal soft tissue mass with attenuation numbers suggestive of a lipoma. The patient was treated with a laparoscopic-assisted extracorporeal partial resection of the small bowel ..
  53. Park K, Hong J. Perineal lipoma in association with scrotal anomalies in children. BJU Int. 2006;98:409-12 pubmed
    To analyse the characteristics of the perineal lipoma and speculate on its development, as an associated perineal lipoma is implicated in the occurrence of scrotal anomalies in children.
  54. Shah S, Bhatti S. Primary adrenal lipoma. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2009;19:450-1 pubmed publisher
    A case report of primary adrenal lipoma is being presented. A 35-year-old male, initially presented with pain in right loin and was admitted to Urology Unit of Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Hospital, Bisha, KSA, for frank hematuria...
  55. Pandey T, Alkhulaifi Y. Bilateral lipoma arborescens of the subdeltoid bursa. Australas Radiol. 2006;50:487-9 pubmed
    b>Lipoma arborescens is a rare cause of chronic monoarticular arthritis. It is most commonly seen in the knees, but only a few cases involving other joints, especially the subdeltoid bursa, have been described...
  56. Nyman H, Kristensen A, Lee M, Martinussen T, McEvoy F. Characterization of canine superficial tumors using gray-scale B mode, color flow mapping, and spectral doppler ultrasonography--a multivariate study. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2006;47:192-8 pubmed
    ..The results of this study show that ultrasonography has an important role in the evaluation of canine superficial tumors, particularly in the evaluation of tissue homogeneity and tumor vascularity...
  57. Magro G, Caltabiano R, Di Cataldo A, Puzzo L. CD10 is expressed by mammary myofibroblastoma and spindle cell lipoma of soft tissue: an additional evidence of their histogenetic linking. Virchows Arch. 2007;450:727-8 pubmed
  58. Ligon A, Moore S, Parisi M, Mealiffe M, Harris D, Ferguson H, et al. Constitutional rearrangement of the architectural factor HMGA2: a novel human phenotype including overgrowth and lipomas. Am J Hum Genet. 2005;76:340-8 pubmed
    ..Systematic genetic analysis and clinical studies of this child may offer unique insights into the role of HMGA2 in adipogenesis, osteogenesis, and general growth control...
  59. Nilsson M, Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Mandahl N. Fusion of the HMGA2 and NFIB genes in lipoma. Virchows Arch. 2005;447:855-8 pubmed
    ..In the present study, two cases of lipoma with rearrangements of 9p22-24 and 12q15 were analyzed by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction to find ..
  60. Italiano A, Bianchini L, Keslair F, Bonnafous S, Cardot Leccia N, Coindre J, et al. HMGA2 is the partner of MDM2 in well-differentiated and dedifferentiated liposarcomas whereas CDK4 belongs to a distinct inconsistent amplicon. Int J Cancer. 2008;122:2233-41 pubmed publisher
    ..We also found a frequent amplification and overexpression of YEATS4, an oncogene that inactivates P53, suggesting that YEATS4 might play an important role together with MDM2 in WDLPS/DDLPS oncogenesis...
  61. Billing V, Mertens F, Domanski H, Rydholm A. Deep-seated ordinary and atypical lipomas: histopathology, cytogenetics, clinical features, and outcome in 215 tumours of the extremity and trunk wall. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008;90:929-33 pubmed publisher
  62. Lin M, Chen K, Lin H, Chen H, Wu J, Huang S. Laparoscopy-assisted resection of ileoileal intussusception caused by intestinal lipoma. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2007;17:789-92 pubmed
    ..In this paper, we describe a case of ileoileal intussusception caused by an intestinal lipoma that was diagnosed preoperatively by computed tomography scans and was treated successfully by laparoscopy-..
  63. Skubitz K, Cheng E, Clohisy D, Thompson R, Skubitz A. Differential gene expression in liposarcoma, lipoma, and adipose tissue. Cancer Invest. 2005;23:105-18 pubmed
    ..Such differences in gene expression may help differentiate among subtypes of sarcomas, and may also yield clues to the pathophysiology of this heterogeneous group of tumors...
  64. Marino F, Lobascio P, Martines G, Di Franco A, Rinaldi M, Altomare D. Double jejunal intussusception in an adult with chronic subileus due to a giant lipoma: a case report. Chir Ital. 2005;57:239-42 pubmed
    ..Only at surgery was it possible to identify a double intussusception due to a giant stalked polyp which the histological examination revealed to be a submucosal lipoma.
  65. Akagi I, Miyashita M, Hashimoto M, Makino H, Nomura T, Tajiri T. Adult intussusception caused by an intestinal lipoma: report of a case. J Nippon Med Sch. 2008;75:166-70 pubmed
    ..The resected specimen contained a round tumor measuring 27 x 27 x 40 mm which was diagnosed histopathologically as an intestinal lipoma. This case highlights the uncommon causation of adult intussusception by an intestinal lipoma.
  66. Babar S, Sandison A, Mitchell A. Synovial and tenosynovial lipoma arborescens of the ankle in an adult: a case report. Skeletal Radiol. 2008;37:75-7 pubmed
    b>Lipoma arborescens is a rare benign fat-containing synovial proliferative lesion that is typically known to affect the knee joint in adults...
  67. Paulli M, Arcaini L, Lucioni M, Boveri E, Capello D, Passamonti F, et al. Subcutaneous 'lipoma-like' B-cell lymphoma associated with HCV infection: a new presentation of primary extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of MALT. Ann Oncol. 2010;21:1189-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (MZL) represents one of the most frequent lymphoma subtypes associated with HCV infection. We describe an unusual subset of HCV-associated MZL characterized by subcutaneous presentation...
  68. Baumann C, Regard M, Trier S, Schuknecht B, Siegel A. Lipoma on the corpus callosum in a patient with schizophrenia-like episode: is there a causal relationship?. Cogn Behav Neurol. 2006;19:109-11 pubmed
    ..However, magnetic resonance imaging revealed a lipoma on the splenium of the corpus callosum...
  69. Cunningham K, Veinot J, Feindel C, Butany J. Fatty lesions of the atria and interatrial septum. Hum Pathol. 2006;37:1245-51 pubmed
    ..We describe the pathology of the most common fatty lesions and underscore some of the radiographic and surgical issues pertaining to the diagnosis and management of these masses...
  70. Razzak R, Bédard E, Hunt I, Satkunam N. Spindle cell lipoma of the esophagus. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2009;35:542-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Preoperative investigations included a barium meal, esophagoscopy and computerized tomography. The pedunculated lipoma was excised via a cervical approach and found, at final pathology, to be a spindle cell lipoma, a rare variant not ..
  71. Billings S, Folpe A. Diagnostically challenging spindle cell lipomas: a report of 34 "low-fat" and "fat-free" variants. Am J Dermatopathol. 2007;29:437-42 pubmed
    ..been reported, including SCL with pseudoangiomatous change, composite SCL hibernoma, and composite SCL/pleomorphic lipoma. A review of over 300 consultation cases diagnosed as SCL revealed 34 cases in which fat was noted to be present ..
  72. Song Y, Hickey W, Nabi F, Chang S. Extensive cardiac lipoma with aneurysmal right ventricle. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010;11:691-2 pubmed publisher 64-slice computed tomography (CT) angiogram revealed a large mass encasing the entire heart consistent with lipoma. In addition, a right ventricular free wall aneurysm was found...
  73. Adachi S, Hamano R, Shibata K, Yoshida S, Tateishi H, Kobayashi T, et al. Colonic lipoma with florid vascular proliferation and nodule-aggregating appearance related to repeated intussusception. Pathol Int. 2005;55:160-4 pubmed
    A unique case of repeatedly intussuscepted colonic lipoma mimicking an epithelial tumor in a 50-year-old man is reported. The tumor was located in the ascending colon and was approximately 5 cm in diameter...
  74. Lin T, Chang H, Wang K, Kao A, Chang C, Wen C, et al. Isolation and identification of mesenchymal stem cells from human lipoma tissue. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007;361:883-9 pubmed
    b>Lipoma is a benign neoplasm of normal fat cells that appears as a soft, movable swelling, often with a slight yellowish coloration...
  75. Bataille D, Donner C, Cassart M, Pardou A, Nagy N, Van Hoorde E, et al. Perineal lipoma in a newborn boy--a case report. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2007;17:136-8 pubmed
    ..Reviewing the literature, there have been few previously reported cases of congenital perineal lipoma. It is a rare, benign and easy-to-treat condition that can be evocated by morphological sonography or magnetic ..
  76. Rosenthal L, Garzon S, Setty S, Yao M. Left-sided facial mass. Spindle cell lipoma of the parotid gland. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2006;130:875-6 pubmed
  77. Iriyama T, Kato T, Suzuki H. An atypical computed tomographic finding of colonic lipoma. Am Surg. 2007;73:417 pubmed
  78. Heffernan E, Lefaivre K, Munk P, Nielsen T, Masri B. Ossifying lipoma of the thigh. Br J Radiol. 2008;81:e207-10 pubmed publisher
    ..These ossifying lipomas are usually located near or within bone, and it is very rare for a lipoma with no connection to bone to contain mature osseous tissue...
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