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endobronchial lipomatous tumors

Monday 14 October 2013

endobronchial lipomatous tumor

Lipomatous lesions rarely involve the bronchial tree.

A subset of tumors shows atypical morphologic features that would be suggestive of ALT/WDL in soft tissue sites, including regions of fibrosis and scattered hyperchromatic stromal cells.

References

- Endobronchial Lipomatous Tumors: Clinicopathologic Analysis of 12 Cases With Molecular Cytogenetic Evidence Supporting Classification as "Lipoma". 2013. doi:10.1097/PAS.0b013e3182a115c9