8881/0 Lipoblastomatosis


Fetal lipoma, NOS
Fetal lipomatosis


Connective, subcutaneous and other soft tissues
ICD-O-3 topography code: C49

/span>ipoblastoma and lipoblastomatosis are benign, relatively small (2-5cm) tumours resembling fetal adipose tissue. They most commonly affect the extremities.

Lipoblastomatosis> ommonly found in the first three years of life; males are more frequently affected. Both tumour types are benign. Lipoblastomatosis shows a tendency to recur; wide surgical excision of diffuse tumours is therefore recommended 1
Fletcher CDM, Unni KK, Mertens F (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2002