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Ileocecal Valve Lipoma and Lipomatous Infiltration
Atif Zaheer, MD; Michael P. Federle, MD, FACR
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging

    • Top Differential Diagnoses

      • Pathology

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Abbreviations

          • Ileocecal valve (ICV)
        • Synonyms

          • Lipomatous infiltration, fatty infiltration, lipohyperplasia
        • Definitions

          • Lipoma: Benign colonic neoplasm composed of mature fat
          • Lipomatous infiltration of ICV: Nonencapsulated proliferation of fat within submucosa of valve leaflets

        IMAGING

        • General Features

          • MR Findings

            • Imaging Recommendations

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                    PATHOLOGY

                    • General Features

                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          Selected References

                          1. Yagnik VD: Giant ileocecal submucosal lipoma presenting with hematochezia. ANZ J Surg. 88(5):E477, 2018
                          2. Andrei LS et al: Rare cause of intestinal obstruction - submucous lipoma of the sigmoid colon. Chirurgia (Bucur). 109(1):142-7, 2014
                          3. Mouaqit O et al: Pedunculated lipoma causing colo-colonic intussusception: a rare case report. BMC Surg. 13:51, 2013
                          4. Moussa OM et al: Computerized tomography providing definitive diagnosis of colonic lipoma: a case series. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 23(6):e232-4, 2013
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                          KEY FACTS

                          • Imaging

                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                              • Pathology

                                TERMINOLOGY

                                • Abbreviations

                                  • Ileocecal valve (ICV)
                                • Synonyms

                                  • Lipomatous infiltration, fatty infiltration, lipohyperplasia
                                • Definitions

                                  • Lipoma: Benign colonic neoplasm composed of mature fat
                                  • Lipomatous infiltration of ICV: Nonencapsulated proliferation of fat within submucosa of valve leaflets

                                IMAGING

                                • General Features

                                  • MR Findings

                                    • Imaging Recommendations

                                      • Radiographic Findings

                                        • CT Findings

                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                            PATHOLOGY

                                            • General Features

                                              • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                • Presentation

                                                  Selected References

                                                  1. Yagnik VD: Giant ileocecal submucosal lipoma presenting with hematochezia. ANZ J Surg. 88(5):E477, 2018
                                                  2. Andrei LS et al: Rare cause of intestinal obstruction - submucous lipoma of the sigmoid colon. Chirurgia (Bucur). 109(1):142-7, 2014
                                                  3. Mouaqit O et al: Pedunculated lipoma causing colo-colonic intussusception: a rare case report. BMC Surg. 13:51, 2013
                                                  4. Moussa OM et al: Computerized tomography providing definitive diagnosis of colonic lipoma: a case series. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 23(6):e232-4, 2013