Other benign / low grade tumors

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 18 June 2018, last major update December 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Lipoma[TI] mediastinum

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Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Lipoma. website. Accessed July 24th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Common, occur throughout mediastinum
  • Often very large and located just above diaphragm
  • Anterosuperior lipomas clinically resemble thymolipoma
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Necrotic adipocytes
(circle) and peripheral
histiocytic reaction

Differential diagnosis
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