Mediastinum
Soft tissue lesions
Lipoma


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PubMed Search: Lipoma[TI] mediastinum

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Lipoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/mediastinumlipoma.html. Accessed May 29th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Common, occur throughout mediastinum
  • Often very large and located just above diaphragm
  • Anterosuperior lipomas clinically resemble thymolipoma
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Microscopic (histologic) images

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Necrotic adipocytes
(circle) and peripheral
histiocytic reaction
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Differential diagnosis
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