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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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Spinal lipomas have been broadly classified into five clinical entities lipomyelomeningocele, fatty filum, intradural spinal mass, epidural lipomatosis, and spinal angiolipoma.
In conclusion, what should be kept in mind for the differential diagnosis of PEComa and renal angiolipoma is that these are tumors require close follow-up and good knowledge of pathological risk factors due to their malignancy potential following surgical excision since clinical behavior of these tumors is not precisely known.
Angiolipoma was delineated as a new entity in 1960 because of its different clinicopathologic features from those of regular lipoma.
Detailed antenatal anatomic survey using ultrasound ruled out angiolipoma of kidney and cerebral hamartoma.
Prominent amount of fat present in these lesions led previous authors to use the term infiltrating angiolipoma, suggesting that angiomatosis is probably best regarded as a more generalised mesenchymal proliferation.
Cytological examination of the specimen showed features of hemangioma in the first sample (blood cells only), and angiolipoma in the second one (blood cells with mature adipocyts).
Benign lesions diagnosed in the study were serous cystadenoma, thymoma and angiolipoma.
The clinical differential diagnosis includes ranula, dermoid cyst, thyroglossal duct cyst, ectopic thyroid tissue, pleomorphic adenoma and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, angiolipoma, fibrolipoma and malignant lymphoma.
There is a case report of treatment of an infiltrating angiolipoma with KMS with complete disappearance of mass after 6 months treatment with interferon-[alpha].
A differential diagnosis of lipoma, hemangioma, or angiolipoma was suspected.
Klasik lipomlar, lipomlarin %80' Iik kismini olustururken %20' Iik kismini angiolipoma, intramuskuler lipoma, spindle hucreli lipoma, myolipoma ve pieomorfik lipomalar olusturur [3].
In 1998, a group from Japan reported the first case of an angiolipoma in the internal auditory canal.