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n. hibernoma, tumor benigno localizado en la cadera o en la espalda.
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We report an extremely rare case of a very large hibernoma in a 45-year-old man who presented with a 4-year history of neck swelling.
Hibernoma is interesting as it has imaging characteristics quite different from those we associate with fat.
3) In 1914, the actual term hibernoma was coined when Gery recognized a histologic resemblance between these tumors and the brown fat identified in hibernating animals.
They further noted that no markers of hibernoma formation, which could be monitored in humans, were identified.
Thus, the term hibernoma has been given to benign tumors of BAT.
Hibernoma can usually be differentiated from BAT by the presence of a discrete mass (9).
Caution must be exercised in the interpretation of lipoblast- or chondroblast-like cells in chondromyxoid matrix because similar findings may be seen in myxoid liposarcoma, extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma, extraskeletal chondroma, and hibernoma.
Much rarer possibilities include lipomas, liposarcomas, and hibernomas.
2] "Mulberry cells" of hibernomas may appear similar to the cells seen in our tissue biopsy, but hibernomas have S100-positive cytoplasmic rimming, clear lipid droplets, and present less commonly in the retroperitoneum.