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Cellular Angiolipoma: A Clinicopathological and Immunohistochemical Study of 12 Cases.
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PMID:  22935891     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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ABSTRACT:: Cellular angiolipoma is a rare variant of angiolipoma. To date, only a few reports have been published in the literature. In this report, we analyzed a series of 12 cases to further evaluate this entity. Seven patients were men and 5 were women, aged from 23 to 62 years (average, 39 years). Clinically, the lesions occurred predominantly in the subcutaneous tissue of the extremities and trunk wall, usually as part of multiple small tender nodules. In 5 cases, cellular angioloipoma coexisted with the conventional angiolipoma. Histologically, the tumor differed from its conventional counterpart by containing densely cellular areas that occupied more than 90% of the tumors. By comparison, adipocytic component accounted only for a minimal portion (<10%). CD31 and CD34 immunostainings highlighted the rich vasculature in the cellular areas. In conclusion, the clinical and morphological overlaps between the cellular angiolipoma and its conventional counterpart indicate that they lie within the same spectrum of a single entity.
Authors:
Weiqi Sheng; Lei Lu; Jian Wang
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American Journal of dermatopathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1533-0311     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Dermatopathol     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
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Created Date:  2012-8-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7911005     Medline TA:  Am J Dermatopathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
*Department of Pathology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Hospital, Shanghai, China †Department of Oncology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China ‡Department of Pathology, Shanghai TCM-Integrated Hospital, Shanghai, China.
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