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Mediastinum

Other benign / low grade tumors

Elastolipoma


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 1 March 2013, last major update December 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Case reports
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● 57 year old woman with mature fat, sclerotic connective tissue, extensive eosinophilic deposits resembling elastic fibers (Am J Surg Pathol 1995;19:364)

Micro description
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● Lipoma with abnormal elastic fibers or dense zones of fibrosis

Micro images
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Collagenous material and roundly shaped elastic fibers

Positive stains
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● Elastin

End of Mediastinum > Other benign / low grade tumors > Elastolipoma


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