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Case Report: Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of face.

Rajeswaran R, Murthy J, Chandrasekharan A, Joseph S - Indian J Radiol Imaging (2008)

Bottom Line: We recently saw an 11-year-old girl with this condition.She presented with a swelling of the right side of the face that had been present since birth; there were typical findings on plain radiographs, CT, and MRI.Histopathological examination showed mature adipocytes without any capsule.

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ABSTRACT
Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face is a rare condition characterized by diffuse fatty infiltration of the facial soft tissues. There may be muscle involvement along with associated bony hyperplasia. It is a type of lipomatous tumor that is congenital in origin; it is rare and seen usually in childhood. We recently saw an 11-year-old girl with this condition. She presented with a swelling of the right side of the face that had been present since birth; there were typical findings on plain radiographs, CT, and MRI. The patient underwent cosmetic surgery. Histopathological examination showed mature adipocytes without any capsule.

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Mentions: An 11-year old girl presented with a swelling of the right side of the face since birth that had been progressively increasing in size [Figure 1]. There was no history of pain. On examination, a soft, nonpulsatile, noncompressible, ill-defined swelling was present over the face on the right side. The skin over the swelling was normal and there was no discoloration. There was no cervical lymphadenopathy.


Case Report: Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of face.

Rajeswaran R, Murthy J, Chandrasekharan A, Joseph S - Indian J Radiol Imaging (2008)

The appearance of the patient before (A) and after (B) surgery
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Figure 0001: The appearance of the patient before (A) and after (B) surgery
Mentions: An 11-year old girl presented with a swelling of the right side of the face since birth that had been progressively increasing in size [Figure 1]. There was no history of pain. On examination, a soft, nonpulsatile, noncompressible, ill-defined swelling was present over the face on the right side. The skin over the swelling was normal and there was no discoloration. There was no cervical lymphadenopathy.

Bottom Line: We recently saw an 11-year-old girl with this condition.She presented with a swelling of the right side of the face that had been present since birth; there were typical findings on plain radiographs, CT, and MRI.Histopathological examination showed mature adipocytes without any capsule.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

ABSTRACT
Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face is a rare condition characterized by diffuse fatty infiltration of the facial soft tissues. There may be muscle involvement along with associated bony hyperplasia. It is a type of lipomatous tumor that is congenital in origin; it is rare and seen usually in childhood. We recently saw an 11-year-old girl with this condition. She presented with a swelling of the right side of the face that had been present since birth; there were typical findings on plain radiographs, CT, and MRI. The patient underwent cosmetic surgery. Histopathological examination showed mature adipocytes without any capsule.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus