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J Radiol. 2002 Sep;83(9 Pt 1):1035-57.

[Lipomatous tumors of soft tissues in the extremities and the waist in adults].

[Article in French]

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Service d'Imagerie Guilloz, Service d'anatomie et de cytologie pathologiques, Hospital Central, Nancy, France.


Lipomatous tumors of the upper and lower extremities in adults are frequent and lipoma is the most common soft tissue tumor. Most have a typical appearance at imaging but presentation and management may vary based on the exact histological subtype. The purpose of this paper is to review the main clinical, radiological and histological features of the different benign and malignant lipomatous tumors.

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