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lipoblasts

Wednesday 25 May 2016

lipoblast

Definition : Lipoblast: immature form of adipocyte, mono or multivacuolated cell with hyperchromatic indented or scalloped nucleus.

Present in Liposarcoma and benign lesions as lipoblastoma, chondroid lipoma and spindle cell/pleomorphic lipoma.

Images

- https://twitter.com/YasminLaimon/status/1328367989826183169

Pathology

- tumoral lipoblasts

- benign lesions :

  • lipoblastoma
  • chondroid lipoma
  • spindle cell lipoma / pleomorphic lipoma

Images

- lipoblasts in well differentiated liposarcoma

- pleomorphic lipoblasts in WLS

See also

- tumoral cells

Open references

- Lipoblast: morphologic features and diagnostic value. Masanori Hisaoka. 2014. PMID: 24930875