Soft tissue
Adipose tissue

Author: Charanjeet Singh, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 28 July 2016, last major update June 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Fibrolipoma

Cite this page: Fibrolipoma. website. Accessed March 30th, 2017.
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

Micro Description
  • Lipoma with fibrous tissue component
Micro 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