Benign chest wall lipoblastoma: report of a case.

R. H. Yuan, C. C. Chen, C. L. Chen

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Abstract

This report deals with a 22-month-old boy who had a benign lipoblastoma on the chest wall. The tumor was located intrathoracically and was well-encapsulated. It was yellowish in color with a shiny cut surface and consisted of multiple lobules. Histologically, peripheral immature lipoblasts with fat vacuoles of various size and central mature fat cells containing a single, large fat vacuole are characteristic of this tumor. No local recurrence has been found during the 17 months since total excision.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-421
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi
Volume90
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1991
Externally publishedYes

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