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vulvar lipoblastoma-like tumor

Friday 18 October 2019

Definition : Lipoblastoma-like tumour has been in the vulva.

Lipoblastoma-like tumour of the vulva is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm exhibiting histological features similar to a lipoblastoma, myxoid liposarcoma and spindle cell lipoma, but lacking PLAG1 or DDIT3 rearrangements, and 13q alterations.

The lipoblastoma-like tumour of the testicular cord can be considered as a male counterpart of lipoblastoma-like tumour of the vulva.

References

- A lipoblastoma-like tumour of the testicular cord: male counterpart of lipoblastoma-like tumour of the vulva. Droop E, Orosz Z, Michal M, Melegh Z. Histopathology. 2019 Oct 17. doi : 10.1111/his.14020 PMID: 31622502

- Lipoblastoma-like tumour of the vulva: report of three cases of a distinctive mesenchymal neoplasm of adipocytic differentiation. Lae ME, Pereira PF, Keeney GL, Nascimento AG. Histopathology. 2002 Jun;40(6):505-9. PMID: 12047760