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sucutaneous angiolipoma

Monday 14 June 2004

Digital slides

- UI:738 - Subcutaneous angiolipoma (Lipohemangioma)

Angiolipomas are typically subcutaneous and often painful.

Subtypes

- cellular angiolipoma

Histogenesis

Because they lack the typical cytogenetic abnormalities seen in ordinary lipomas, some have speculated that they may actually be of vascular origin but with an abundant lipomatous component.

Synopsis

- mature adipose tissue admixed with multiple small capillaries, many of which contain fibrin thrombi.

Differential diagnosis

- lipomas

  • spindle cell lipoma
    - hemangiomas
    - Kaposi sarcoma

Case records

- pathxchange.org #10832

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