OMENTAL LIPOBLASTOMA

Authors

  • Mohammad Saquib Mallick

Abstract

Lipoblastoma is a rare benign tumour of embryonal fat that occurs almost exclusively in infantsand children. It has an excellent prognosis despite its potential to local invasion and rapid growth.Asymptomatic abdominal mass, progressive abdominal distension and intraperitoneal radiolucentfat density mass on computed tomography are the main diagnostic criteria for omentallipoblastoma. This tumour presents in two forms: a localized well-circumscribed lesion(lipoblastoma) or a multicentric type (lipoblastomatosis). Treatment is surgical excision. Anunusual case of omental lipoblastoma in a 2-year-old girl is presented in this report.Keywords: Lipoblastoma, omental tumour, total excision.

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