Lipomatosis



Lipomatosis


Amitabh Srivastava, MD









Axial MR shows pelvic lipomatosis image compressing the rectosigmoid colon. Note identical signal intensity of lesionalarea to subcutaneous fat image.






Axial CT shows mediastinal lipomatosis with homogeneous mediastinal fat surrounding the pericardium image and increased fat in the posterior mediastinum image.


TERMINOLOGY


Definitions



  • Diffuse overgrowth of mature adipose tissue


CLINICAL ISSUES


Presentation

Jul 9, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Lipomatosis
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