Imaging of atypical lipomas of the extremities: Report of three cases

@article{Bush1988ImagingOA,
  title={Imaging of atypical lipomas of the extremities: Report of three cases},
  author={Charles H. Bush and Suzanne S. Spanier and Thurman Gillespy},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={17},
  pages={472-475}
}
Atypical lipomas are soft tissue neoplasms which differ from simple lipomas in that they consist of mature fat cells interspersed with occasional areas containing a variable admixture of multinucleated cells, collagen bundles, and adipocytes with large, hyperchromic nuclei. Although these histopathologic features resemble those of liposarcoma, atypical lipomas occuring in the extremities differ from liposarcoma because they have no tendency for distant metastases. Three patients with atypical… CONTINUE READING
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