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myolipoma

Monday 27 April 2009

Myolipoma of soft tissue is an extremely rare benign tumor composed of mature adipose tissue and smooth muscle cells. It is found predominantly in women.

Myolipoma is a rare tumour, most often occurring in retroperitoneum/pelvis in adult females, which consists of an admixture of mature adipocytes and well-differentiated smooth muscle.

Images

- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4746792/figure/Fig1/

Genetics

- Fusion of the HMGA2 and C9orf92 genes in myolipoma with t(9;12)(p22;q14).
Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Agostini A, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S. (26857357)

Open References

- Fusion of the HMGA2 and C9orf92 genes in myolipoma with t(9;12)(p22;q14).
Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Agostini A, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S.
Diagn Pathol. 2016 Feb 9;11(1):22. doi : 10.1186/s13000-016-0472-8
PMID: 26857357 (Free)

- The evolving classification of soft tissue tumours: an update based on the new WHO classification. Fletcher CD. Histopathology. 2006 Jan;48(1):3-12. PMID: 16359532