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Lipomatosis: Nerve
Catherine C. Roberts, MD; B.J. Manaster, MD, PhD, FACR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Synonyms

            • Neural fibrolipoma, fibrolipomatous hamartoma of nerve, lipofibromatous hamartoma of nerve, neurolipomatosis, perineural lipoma, fatty infiltration of nerve, intraneural lipoma
          • Definitions

            • Fibrofatty nerve infiltration resulting in fusiform enlargement

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Imaging Recommendations

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Mahan MA et al: Occult radiological effects of lipomatosis of the lumbosacral plexus. Skeletal Radiol. 43(7):963-8, 2014
                                      2. Weiss SW et al: Benign lipomatous tumors. In Weiss SW et al: Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier. 460-1, 2008
                                      3. Wong BZ et al: Lipomatosis of the sciatic nerve: typical and atypical MRI features. Skeletal Radiol. 35(3):180-4, 2006
                                      4. Kransdorf MJ et al: Lipomatous tumors. In Kransdorf MJ et al: Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 103-5, 2006
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Imaging

                                          • Pathology

                                            • Clinical Issues

                                              TERMINOLOGY

                                              • Synonyms

                                                • Neural fibrolipoma, fibrolipomatous hamartoma of nerve, lipofibromatous hamartoma of nerve, neurolipomatosis, perineural lipoma, fatty infiltration of nerve, intraneural lipoma
                                              • Definitions

                                                • Fibrofatty nerve infiltration resulting in fusiform enlargement

                                              IMAGING

                                              • General Features

                                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                                  • Radiographic Findings

                                                    • CT Findings

                                                      • MR Findings

                                                        • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                            PATHOLOGY

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                • Microscopic Features

                                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                  • Presentation

                                                                    • Demographics

                                                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                        • Treatment

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Mahan MA et al: Occult radiological effects of lipomatosis of the lumbosacral plexus. Skeletal Radiol. 43(7):963-8, 2014
                                                                          2. Weiss SW et al: Benign lipomatous tumors. In Weiss SW et al: Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier. 460-1, 2008
                                                                          3. Wong BZ et al: Lipomatosis of the sciatic nerve: typical and atypical MRI features. Skeletal Radiol. 35(3):180-4, 2006
                                                                          4. Kransdorf MJ et al: Lipomatous tumors. In Kransdorf MJ et al: Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 103-5, 2006