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Osteolipoma: radiological, pathological, and cytogenetic analysis of three cases.
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PMID:  21822651     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Osteolipoma is a rare variant of lipoma consisting of mature adipose tissue and mature lamellar bone. The presence of non-fatty elements may lead to a wide differential diagnosis on radiology including benign and malignant lipomatous and nonlipomatous entities. The pathological diagnosis is also confounded by the presence of heterologous differentiation. Fortunately, most lipomas harbor classic cytogenetic aberrations, and the finding of translocations involving 12q13-15 may aid in the correct diagnosis. We report three cases of osteolipoma with radiological, histological, and cytogenetic correlation.
Authors:
Karen J Fritchie; Jordan B Renner; Kathleen W Rao; Robert J Esther
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-8-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skeletal radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-2161     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701953     Medline TA:  Skeletal Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA, karenfritchie@gmail.com.
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