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solitary fibrous tumor with pseudo-lipoblasts

Thursday 6 December 2012

Definition: Solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are mesenchymal neoplasms. In rare instances, SFTs can contain mature fat, atrophic fat, or vacuolated cells previously termed ’pseudo-lipoblasts’, which may be misinterpreted as a feature of malignancy.

Reference

- Solitary fibrous tumor with pseudo-lipoblasts involving the sublingual gland: report of a case and review of the literature. Ayad T, Ghannoum J. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2007 Jan;264(1):93-8. PMID: #16871405#