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Lipoblastoma/Lipoblastomatosis
Catherine C. Roberts, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Benign lipoblastoma, diffuse lipoblastomatosis, fetal lipoma, embryonic lipoma, infantile lipoma
            • Definitions

              • Circumscribed (lipoblastoma) and diffuse (lipoblastomatosis) forms of benign pediatric tumor composed of immature fat cells

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Imaging Recommendations

                • Radiographic Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Consider

                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                          • Reporting Tips

                                            Selected References

                                            1. Dadone B et al: Molecular cytogenetics of pediatric adipocytic tumors. Cancer Genet. ePub, 2015
                                            2. Salem R et al: Lipoblastoma: a rare lesion in the differential diagnosis of childhood mediastinal tumors. J Pediatr Surg. 46(5):e21-3, 2011
                                            3. Weiss SW et al: Benign lipomatous tumors. In Weiss SW et al: Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier. 452-5, 2008
                                            4. Kransdorf MJ et al: Lipomatous tumors. In Kransdorf MJ et al: Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 92-3, 2006
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                                            KEY FACTS

                                            • Terminology

                                              • Imaging

                                                • Pathology

                                                  • Clinical Issues

                                                    • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                                      • Synonyms

                                                        • Benign lipoblastoma, diffuse lipoblastomatosis, fetal lipoma, embryonic lipoma, infantile lipoma
                                                      • Definitions

                                                        • Circumscribed (lipoblastoma) and diffuse (lipoblastomatosis) forms of benign pediatric tumor composed of immature fat cells

                                                      IMAGING

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • Imaging Recommendations

                                                          • Radiographic Findings

                                                            • MR Findings

                                                              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                PATHOLOGY

                                                                • General Features

                                                                  • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                    • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                      • Microscopic Features

                                                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                        • Presentation

                                                                          • Demographics

                                                                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                              • Treatment

                                                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                • Consider

                                                                                  • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                    • Reporting Tips

                                                                                      Selected References

                                                                                      1. Dadone B et al: Molecular cytogenetics of pediatric adipocytic tumors. Cancer Genet. ePub, 2015
                                                                                      2. Salem R et al: Lipoblastoma: a rare lesion in the differential diagnosis of childhood mediastinal tumors. J Pediatr Surg. 46(5):e21-3, 2011
                                                                                      3. Weiss SW et al: Benign lipomatous tumors. In Weiss SW et al: Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier. 452-5, 2008
                                                                                      4. Kransdorf MJ et al: Lipomatous tumors. In Kransdorf MJ et al: Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 92-3, 2006