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Open Medicine

formerly Central European Journal of Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Darzynkiewicz, Zbigniew

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Volume 8, Issue 3


Volume 10 (2015)

Renal Lipoma: a case report

Filip Vukmirović / Mihailo Vukmirović / Irena Vukmirović / Petar Kavarić
Published Online: 2013-04-17 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11536-013-0175-4


Renal lipoma is a very rare tumor that has only been described in about twenty cases in adults and in a single case in a child aged 2 years. This paper presents a renal lipoma in 63 year old female patient. The tumor size of 7.5×4.5 cm was located in her right kidney, clearly delineated from the surrounding kidney tissue, and histology was completely built of mature adipose tissue. This paper describes the case of a rare benign lipoma which histogenesis is yet not clearly understood.

Keywords: Renal lipoma; Kidney; Benign tumor

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Published Online: 2013-04-17

Published in Print: 2013-06-01

Citation Information: Open Medicine, Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 328–330, ISSN (Online) 2391-5463, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11536-013-0175-4.

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