Floret Cells in Pleomorphic Lipoma [Pathology Infographic]

 

Pleomorphic lipoma occur in adults and are more common in males.
These are located on the back of the neck, upper back or shoulders.
These tumours usually present as a solitary, painless, slow growing, lobular mass with an average diameter of 5 cms. Rarely multiple lesions may develop.
Cut surface has a yellow or grayish – yellow colour. Sometimes mucoid areas are present.
There are overlapping features with spindle cell lipoma.

This tumour should not be mistaken for a  liposarcoma.

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