Intrascrotal lipoblastoma in a ten year old boy: Case report and review of literature

Ghassan Nakib, Valeria Calcaterra, Luigi Avolio, Marinella Guazzotti, Ilaria Goruppi, Alessandra Viglio, Gloria Pelizzo

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Abstract

Lipoblastoma is a rare benign soft tissue tumor encountered almost exclusively in infancy and early childhood. The location of tumors varies, but most occur in the extremities, trunk, head and neck. Less frequently, lipoblastomas have been reported in the mediastinum, the retroperitoneum and the inguinal region. Only 7 cases of lipoblastoma in the scrotum have been reported so far in the English literature, with none of the patients older than 8. We report an intrascrotal lipoblastoma in a 10 year-old boy. The differential diagnosis is discussed with reference to the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-43
Number of pages3
JournalRare Tumors
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Adipose tumors
  • Children
  • Intrascrotal
  • Lipoblastoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Histology

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