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Intravascular lipoma from iliofemoral tract.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21069587     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lipoma is a benign tumour composed of well-differentiated adipocytes and is the most common soft tissue mass. We present a case of an intraluminal lipoma of the iliofemoral axis presenting as lower limb venous obstruction. In our case, definite diagnosis is impossible as there is aspecific symptomatology and radiologic imaging methods are not able to provide diriment data, considering rarity of the disease. Therefore, we could make correct diagnosis only intraoperatively. We preferred a direct reconstruction of the wall of vein. At 12-month follow-up, we have had complete disappearance of symptoms and functional diseases.
Authors:
Marco Clemente; R Romagnuolo; X Dumani; D De Rosa; A Renda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Updates in surgery     Volume:  62     ISSN:  2038-131X     ISO Abbreviation:  Updates Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101539818     Medline TA:  Updates Surg     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Surgical, Anaesthesiology-Rianimative and Emergency Science Department, University of Naples "Federico II", Sergio Pansini Street no 5, Naples, Italy, marco-clemente@hotmail.it.
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