Lipoblastoma and lipoblastomatosis in children

S. Bertana, G. P. Parigi, M. Giuntoli, M. Pelagalli, C. Battisti, R. Bragheri, L. Verga

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Abstract

Lipoblastoma and lipoblastomatosis are rare mesenchimal benign tumors of embryonal white fat. They are found primarily in children less than 5 years of age. This tumor presents in two forms: a localized well-circumscribed lesion (lipoblastoma), or a multicentric type (lipoblastomatosis). The authors presents three cases, two of them with a buttock lesion, the last with a paravertebral one. It is reccomended a complete but conservative excision of the tumor because there is a natural tendency to involution, although in the first year of life a local reexicision for recurrence is sometimes described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-166
Number of pages8
JournalMinerva Pediatrica
Volume51
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1999

Keywords

  • Infant
  • Infant, newborn
  • Lipoma
  • Lipomatosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Bertana, S., Parigi, G. P., Giuntoli, M., Pelagalli, M., Battisti, C., Bragheri, R., & Verga, L. (1999). Lipoblastoma and lipoblastomatosis in children. Minerva Pediatrica, 51(5), 159-166.