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Disease definition

A rare soft tissue tumor characterized by a lobulated, localized (lipoblastoma) or diffuse (lipoblastomatosis) lesion resembling fetal adipose tissue, composed of mature and immature adipocytes. It is most commonly found during the first years of life and presents as a slowly growing, well circumscribed mass, which may compress adjacent structures, depending on the location. Malignant transformation or metastasis does not occur, while recurrences are described especially in lipoblastomatosis.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: D17.9
  • ICD-11: 2E80.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1260965
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 12015
  • MedDRA: -
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