An Unusual Location of Ossified Intramuscular Lipoma: A Case Report

  • Khodamorad Jamshidi Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Iman Qomashi Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mehdi Ramezan Shirazi Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords: Lipoma, Neoplasms, bony tissue, Soft tissue neoplasms, Thigh

Abstract

Lipoma is the most common soft tissue tumor but the presence of osseous component within the tumor is quite rare. Some studies show that less than 1% of lipomas were ossified. We describe the histological, radiological and diagnostic features of an ossified intramuscular lipoma. To the best of the authors' knowledge, a symptomatic ossified intramuscular lipoma without any cortical erosion and hyperostosis has not been previously reported in the literature.

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Jamshidi K, Qomashi I, Ramezan Shirazi M. An Unusual Location of Ossified Intramuscular Lipoma: A Case Report. Acta Med Iran. 49(9):630-632.
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