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Central nervous system lipoma

MedGen UID:
272443
Concept ID:
C1332885
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Central Nervous System Lipoma; central nervous system lipoma; CNS Lipoma; CNS lipoma; Lipoma of Central Nervous System; lipoma of central nervous system; Lipoma of CNS; lipoma of CNS; Lipoma of the Central Nervous System; lipoma of the central nervous system; Lipoma of the CNS; lipoma of the CNS
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0003844

Definition

A rare benign adipose tissue neoplasm of the central nervous system frequently found in midline locations such as the corpus callosum, the quadrigeminal plate, the hypothalamus, the spinal canal or the cauda equina. Some contain Schwann cells, bone, cartilage or hamartomatous blood vessels. [from NCI]

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Nguyen T, Heide S, Guilbaud L, Valence S, Perre SV, Blondiaux E, Keren B, Quenum-Miraillet G, Jouannic JM, Mandelbrot L, Picone O, Guet A, Tsatsaris V, Milh M, Girard N, Vincent M, Nizon M, Poirsier C, Vivanti A, Benachi A, Portes VD, Guibaud L, Patat O, Spentchian M, Frugère L, Héron D, Garel C
Prenat Diagn 2023 Jun;43(6):746-755. Epub 2023 May 23 doi: 10.1002/pd.6382. PMID: 37173814
Vidhya Annapoorni CS, Retnaswami CS, Mailankody P, Katragadda P, Pillai SK, Rangarajan A, Padmanabha H, Pendharkar H
Neurol India 2020 Mar-Apr;68(2):368-372. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.280647. PMID: 32415012
Akar E, Haberal MA, Dikis OS
Niger J Clin Pract 2020 May;23(5):626-630. doi: 10.4103/njcp.njcp_629_18. PMID: 32367868

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Diagnosis

Ocak Z, Yazicioglu HF, Aygun M, Ilter MK, Ozlu T
Genet Couns 2013;24(1):1-5. PMID: 23610859

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