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Ovarian Lipoleiomyoma: A Rare Entity.

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Summary of "Ovarian Lipoleiomyoma: A Rare Entity."

Ovarian lipoleiomyoma is an extremely rare neoplasm and may pose a diagnostic challenge for clinicians, radiologists, and pathologists. It is rarely described as case reports in the literature; almost all patients are late middle aged or elderly. Hereby, we encountered a 57-yr-old postmenopausal woman who presented with abdominal pain. Radiologic investigation revealed a heterogenous nonenhancing mass in the left adnexa, suggestive of dermoid cyst. Microscopic examination showed clusters of adipocytes intersecting the fascicles of smooth muscles, diagnostic of lipoleiomyoma. The present case revisits the clinical and morphologic findings of lipoleiomyoma along with previously published cases in literature.

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Name: International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists
ISSN: 1538-7151
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