Intraosseous Angiolipoma of the Rib


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ÇELİK A., Sezen C. B., Ertunc O., TAŞTEPE A. İ.

INDIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.77, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12262-014-1147-x
  • Journal Name: INDIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Angiolipomas are a subgroup of lipomas and are rarely observed benign tumours in which mature fat tissue and angiomatous elements exist jointly. Costa-induced angiolipomas are rarer. A male patient aged 46 years consulted our clinic due to severe pain in his left side. The patient's Xray showed a lobulated area with increased density (bone mass) in the left upper zone of the lung. A lesion in the fourth rib was excised with a left thoracotomy. Pathological diagnosis was reported as angiolipoma.