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 (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.
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a. lipomatoso-a, obeso-a.
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Later on by histopathological examination this mass was confirmed to be lipomatous mass.
Etiology of the macrodystrophia lipomatosa remains obscure and various proposed etiologies include lipomatous degeneration, disturbed fetal circulation, an error in segmentation, the trophic influence of a tumefied nerve and in utero disturbance of a growth-limiting factor (6).
The resected diverticulum was found to contain an atypical lipomatous tumour, the lead-point of the prolapse which followed a severe coughing episode.
Microscopically, on low power, the neoplasm has lipomatous features with intratumoral nodules showing increased cellularity (Fig.
Type II or "pedunculated exostosis," as our case, is the most frequent and may have a bony stalk with a lipomatous cap.
The vocal cord edema evident on laryngoscopy is presumed to represent the underlying lipomatous tissue, which is the most plausible explanation for this patient's hoarseness.
Specifically, primary liposarcoma of the breast, including the most common variant, atypical lipomatous tumor/well-differentiated liposarcoma (ALT/ WDL), is extraordinarily rare, with several case reports and series in the literature accounting for just 44 cases (1-17) in our review.
On the gross and histopathological examination of the resected cecum, a well delineated and 6.2 cm x 5.1 cm x 4.4 cm lipomatous neoplasm was detected.
Although the lipomatous component was prominent on the initial core biopsy, on excision this component comprised less than 50 percent of the lesion; the majority of the lesion displayed a predominance of spindled cells and hyalinized collagen bands.
Here, we report the case of a 73-year-old patient with LGMD type 2B (LGMD2B) who developed an atypical lipomatous tumor (ALT), an intermediate or locally aggressive form of adipocytic tumor that is also referred to as well-differentiated liposarcoma (WDLS) [15].
Before MDM2 testing was routinely available, other cases of WDL/LGO may have been overlooked: a case of an axillary extraskeletal LGO with a lipomatous mass closely associated to it has been reported in 1991.
Intraoperatively, lipomatous tumour-like material was observed replacing the thyroid gland tissue.