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Chondrolipoma: Report of a rare intra oral variant with review of histiogenetic concepts.
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PMID:  25328312     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Chondrolipomas are benign mesenchymal tumors characterized by the proliferation of mature adipocytes associated with variable amounts of mature cartilaginous tissue. Herein, we describe a case of chondrolipoma of the tongue in a 35-year-old Indian male. The lesion presented as a nodular, sessile, pink mass on posterio-dorsal surface of left side of the tongue since approximately 20 years. Histopathologically, the mass revealed a well circumscribed, encapsulated proliferation of mature adipocytes with islands of well formed mature cartilaginous tissue. Chondrolipomas are uncommon in the oral cavity, with only 14 cases being reported in the English literature.
Authors:
Vineet Raj; Nidhi Dwivedi; Kunal Sah; Shaleen Chandra
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology : JOMFP     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0973-029X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Oral Maxillofac Pathol     Publication Date:  2014 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-20     Completed Date:  2014-10-20     Revised Date:  2014-10-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101227995     Medline TA:  J Oral Maxillofac Pathol     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  276-80     Citation Subset:  -    
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