Spindle cell/pleomorphic lipomas of the face: an under-recognized diagnosis.

  title={Spindle cell/pleomorphic lipomas of the face: an under-recognized diagnosis.},
  author={Alison L Cheah and Steven D Billings and John R. Goldblum and Jason L Hornick and Nasir M. Uddin and Brian P. Rubin},
  volume={66 3},
AIMS Rarely, spindle cell/pleomorphic lipomas arise on the face where they present diagnostic difficulties. The aim of our study was to describe the clinical, histological and immunohistochemical features of a series of spindle cell/pleomorphic lipomas of the face. METHODS AND RESULTS Thirty-three cases of spindle cell/pleomorphic lipoma of the face were studied. Patient characteristics were 25 male:8 female, ranging from 33 to 91 years of age (mean 60). The most common sites were nose (nine… CONTINUE READING
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