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Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology

A rare case of intrauterine lipoma: A masterful masquerade

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Author Details: Varun Bajaj, KC Singh, Rony Chakravarty

Volume : 6

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2394-6792

Print ISSN : 2394-6784

Article First Page : 158

Article End Page : 160


Introduction: Pure lipomas of the uterus are exceedingly rare, and their origin is of deep interest in terms of histogenesis. The tumours often pose a diagnostic challenge and a host of differentials are made on clinical and radiological assessment. The authors present a case of a pure uterine lipoma detected at a peripheral Airforce hospital.
Materials and Methods: Case report with clinical, ultrasound and histopathological findings.
Conclusion: A rare case with a controversial histogenesis and recently described chromosomal anomalies adds to our knowledge of this uncharacteristic lesion in the uterine corpus.

Keywords: Hamartoma, Leiomyoma, Lipo-leiomyoma.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2394-6792.2019.0030