Chondroid lipoma

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Chondroid lipoma

Chondroid lipoma is non-cancerous soft tissue tumor of adipose tissue.[1]

It is generally deep-seated, firm, yellow tumors that characteristically occur on the legs of women. They exhibit a characteristic genetic translocation t(11;16) with a resulting C11orf95-MKL2 fusion oncogene.[2]: 625 [3]

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  1. WHO Classification of Tumours Editorial Board, ed. (2020). "1. Soft tissue tumours: Chondroid lipoma". Soft Tissue and Bone Tumours: WHO Classification of Tumours. Vol. 3 (5th ed.). Lyon (France): International Agency for Research on Cancer. pp. 27–28. ISBN 978-92-832-4503-2.
  2. James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  3. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2010 Sep;49(9):810-8. doi: 10.1002/gcc.20788. C11orf95-MKL2 is the resulting fusion oncogene of t(11;16)(q13;p13) in chondroid lipoma. Huang D1, Sumegi J, Dal Cin P, Reith JD, Yasuda T, Nelson M, Muirhead D, Bridge JA.

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