Varied Presentations of Pediatric Lipoblastoma: Case Series and Review of the Literature

Shen, L. Y.; Amin, S. M.; Chamlin, S. L.; Mancini, A. J.

Pediatr Dermatol. 2017 Jan 24


Lipoblastoma is a rare neoplasm of embryonal adipose tissue most often encountered on the trunk and extremities of children. It commonly presents as a painless subcutaneous soft tissue mass, but there are other unique clinical presentations that are important to recognize. The differential is broad and includes sarcoma, vascular tumor, myofibroma, and other fibromatoses. We present three varied, distinct cases of pediatric lipoblastoma and review the literature on this condition.

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