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Osteolipomas of the tuber cinereum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  577392     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Osteolipomas of the tuber cinereum traditionally have been classified as meningeal lipomas that are located at the tuber cinereum. Examination of two cases and a review of 22 others found in the literature show that these lesions exhibit a remarkable consistency in their size and in their location between the corpora mamillaria and the pituitary stalk, and that approximately half of them contain a well-organized bone spherule with a central marrow space. These aspects differ from the features of meningeal lipomas in general; reasons are given for considering that the osteolipomas are displaced elements of the mesenchyme encompassing walls of the craniopharyngeal duct.
Authors:
R L Friede
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine     Volume:  101     ISSN:  0003-9985     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  1977 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-07-29     Completed Date:  1977-07-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607091     Medline TA:  Arch Pathol Lab Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  369-72     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adipose Tissue / pathology
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Brain Neoplasms / pathology*
Female
Humans
Hypothalamus / pathology*
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Lipoma / pathology*
Male
Middle Aged
Osteoblasts / pathology
Osteoclasts / pathology
Tuber Cinereum / pathology*

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