Soft tissue
Adipose tissue

Author: Charanjeet Singh, M.D.

Revised: 28 January 2018, last major update June 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Fibrolipoma

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Definition / general
  • Lipoma with prominent bundles of mature fibrous tissue traversing fatty lobules
  • Not a WHO diagnosis
  • Fibrovascular polyps of esophagus are also called fibrolipomas
  • See also lipomatosis of nerve
Case reports
Clinical images

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Intraoperative parotid tumor

Gross images

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Encapsulated mass

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lipoma with fibrous tissue component
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Courtesy of Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Mature adipose tissue and dense bands of fibrosis

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Mature adipose tissue and fibrous tissue

Myxoid change

Differential diagnosis