Definition of Lipoma. Meaning of Lipoma. Synonyms of Lipoma

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Definition of Lipoma

Lipoma
Lipoma Li*po"ma (l[i^]*p[=o]"m[.a]), n. [NL., from Gr. li`pos fat + -oma.] (Med.) A tumor consisting of fat or adipose tissue. -- Li*pom"a*tous (-p[o^]m"[.a]*t[u^]s), a.

Meaning of Lipoma from wikipedia

- A lipoma is a benign tumor made of fat tissue. They are generally soft to the touch, movable, and painless. They usually occur just under the skin, but...
- Ultrasonography may not be able to distinguish a liposarcoma from a benign lipoma, and therefore, MRI is the initial imaging of choice. Medical ultrasonography...
- true liposarcoma. This lesion has been called a fetal lipoma, lipoma of embryonic fat or a lipoma of immature fat. Complete surgical excision is the treatment...
- Pleomorphic lipomas, like spindle-cell lipomas, occur for the most part on the backs and necks of elderly men, and are characterized by floret giant cells...
- Spindle cell lipoma is an asymptomatic, slow-growing subcutaneous tumor that has a predilection for the posterior back, neck, and shoulders of older men...
- autosomal dominant condition in which multiple lipomas are present on the body. Many discrete, encapsulated lipomas form on the trunk and extremities, with relatively...
- Intradermal spindle cell lipoma is distinct in that it most commonly affects women, and has a wide distribution, occurring with relatively equal frequency...
- include: Benign lipoblastomatosis, a tumor, also known as an embryonic lipoma, which usually occurs in children under three years old. This is the tumor...
- Chondroid lipomas are deep-seated, firm, yellow tumors that characteristically occur on the legs of women. They exhibit a characteristic translocation...
- Lipomatous Lipoma/liposarcoma Myelolipoma Myxoid liposarcoma PEComa Angiomyolipoma Chondroid lipoma Intradermal spindle cell lipoma Pleomorphic lipoma Lipoblastomatosis...
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