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li·po·ma

 (lĭ-pō′mə, lī-)
n. pl. li·po·ma·ta (-mə-tə) or li·po·mas
A benign tumor composed chiefly of fat cells.

li·pom′a·tous (-pŏm′ə-təs) adj.

lipoma

(lɪˈpəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a benign tumour composed of fatty tissue
[C19: New Latin]
lipomatous adj

li•po•ma

(lɪˈpoʊ mə, laɪ-)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor consisting of fat tissue.
[1820–30; < Greek líp(os) fat + -oma]
li•pom′a•tous (-ˈpɒm ə təs, -ˈpoʊ mə-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lipoma - a tumor consisting of fatty tissuelipoma - a tumor consisting of fatty tissue  
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
Translations

li·po·ma

n. lipoma, tumor de tejido adiposo.

lipoma

n lipoma m
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Uncommonly, calcifications also may be visualized within the lipoma.
1) Fibrolipoma is one of the variants of lipoma in which neoplastic fat cells are embedded within dense collagen.
She and I had been discussing the merits of removing this fatty lump called a lipoma.
1] We present a rare case of a posterior mediastinal, intraspinal, intradural, intramedullary lipoma through a Kovalevsky canal combined with the failure of multiple segments from T3 to T6 in the thoracic spine.
After taking a thorough medical and dental history along with a detailed general and local examination, the painful swelling was differentially diagnosed to be a benign lipoma, a sebaceous cyst, an epidermoid cyst or a spindle cell lipoma.
A diagnosis of lipoma arborescence of bilateral knee joint and suprapatellar compartment was made based on classical imaging findings of fat signal intensity frond-like synovial proliferation with associated effusion.
A 65-year-old patient with multiple lipomas of various body regions presented to the Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic in Bialystok to treat a giant lipoma of the face and neck.
Angiolipoma was delineated as a new entity in 1960 because of its different clinicopathologic features from those of regular lipoma.
Because investigations carried out on the lesion, including Fine Needle Aspirate Cytology (FNA) and CT scan suggested a diagnosis of a lipoma, we expected a straight forward excision of the lesion.
The histologic differential diagnosis includes spindle cell lipoma, nuchal-type fibroma, and fibromatosis.
However, a previous abdominopelvic CT performed several months ago during a routine health check-up at our hospital revealed a colonic lipoma in the ascending colon (Figure 1 b, arrow).