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Nasopharyngeal chondrolipoma.

Kinshuck AJ, Agrawal S, Patel VM, Bishop PW, Jones PH - Int J Otolaryngol (2010)

Bottom Line: Lipomas are common soft tissue tumours, although their incidence in the nasopharynx is very low.A rarer variant of lipoma, chondrolipomas are benign mesenchymal tumours.An endonasal approach to excision has not been previously described.

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Affiliation: Department of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK.

ABSTRACT
In this case report, we describe the presentation and treatment of a patient with nasopharyngeal chondrolipoma. Lipomas are common soft tissue tumours, although their incidence in the nasopharynx is very low. A rarer variant of lipoma, chondrolipomas are benign mesenchymal tumours. They are formed by the proliferation of mature adipocytes and contain different amounts of mature cartilaginous tissue; Weiss "Enzinger and Weiss's soft tissue tumours", 4th ed: Mosby, St Louis; 2001 This represents the second reported case of a nasopharyngeal chondrolipoma. An endonasal approach to excision has not been previously described.

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fig2: Pathology specimen.

Mentions: The mass had a lobulated cream appearance with a smooth surface measuring 5 × 4 × 2 cm. The cut surface was cream coloured, gelatinous with a yellow outer rim (Figure 2).


Nasopharyngeal chondrolipoma.

Kinshuck AJ, Agrawal S, Patel VM, Bishop PW, Jones PH - Int J Otolaryngol (2010)

Pathology specimen.
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fig2: Pathology specimen.
Mentions: The mass had a lobulated cream appearance with a smooth surface measuring 5 × 4 × 2 cm. The cut surface was cream coloured, gelatinous with a yellow outer rim (Figure 2).

Bottom Line: Lipomas are common soft tissue tumours, although their incidence in the nasopharynx is very low.A rarer variant of lipoma, chondrolipomas are benign mesenchymal tumours.An endonasal approach to excision has not been previously described.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK.

ABSTRACT
In this case report, we describe the presentation and treatment of a patient with nasopharyngeal chondrolipoma. Lipomas are common soft tissue tumours, although their incidence in the nasopharynx is very low. A rarer variant of lipoma, chondrolipomas are benign mesenchymal tumours. They are formed by the proliferation of mature adipocytes and contain different amounts of mature cartilaginous tissue; Weiss "Enzinger and Weiss's soft tissue tumours", 4th ed: Mosby, St Louis; 2001 This represents the second reported case of a nasopharyngeal chondrolipoma. An endonasal approach to excision has not been previously described.

No MeSH data available.


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