Year : 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 589-591

Solitary form of nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis: A rare entity with review of literature

Department of Pathology, SVS Medical College and Hospital, Mahabubnagar, Telangana, India

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Dr. Krishna Tadepally
SVS Medical College and Hospital, Mahabubnagar, Telangana
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A 45-year-old female presented with a history of pedunculated, soft, nodule on the right leg in popliteal region for 5 years. The lesion started as a small nodule and increased in size for 2 years and remained unchanged thereafter. The histological examination confirmed ectopic mature adipose tissue within dermis that supported the clinical diagnosis of nevus lipomatosus. This case report is of a solitary form of nevus lipomatosis cutaneous superficialis or pedunculated lipofibroma.

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