Pleomorphic lipoma- A rare pseudosarcomatous lesion

Neha Garg, Sonia Hasija, Shivani Kalhan, Shweta Rana, Puja Sharma, Chetan Jain


Pleomorphic lipoma is a rare benign tumor that can resemble a variety of malignant tumors, most commonly liposarcoma. This pseudosarcomatous lesion is an uncommon variant of lipoma, which has beningn behaviour. Two cases of this lesion arising on thigh and posterior aspect of neck respectively along with summarising the principal clinical and morphological characterstic of this rare tumor are presented here. For diagnosis FNAC is the initial investigation followed by confermation by histology.

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