Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 20, Issue 8, pp 571–574 | Cite as

Sonographic features of benign intraperitoneal lipomatous tumors in children-report of 4 cases

  • A. Prando
  • S. Wallace
  • J. L. C. Marins
  • R. M. Pereira
  • E. R. de Oliveira
  • M. Alvarenga
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Abstract

Four children with benign intraperitoneal lipomatous tumors (mesenteric lipoma, mesenteric lipoblastoma, omental lipoblastoma and mesenteric mesenchymoma) are reported. The ultrasonographic findings of these unusual pediatric masses are described and correlated with their conventional radiologic and pathologic appearance. The pre-operative diagnosis of these entities can be suggested by these features.

Keywords

Public Health Lipoma Ultrasonographic Finding Sonographic Feature Lipomatous Tumor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Prando
    • 1
  • S. Wallace
    • 4
  • J. L. C. Marins
    • 1
  • R. M. Pereira
    • 1
  • E. R. de Oliveira
    • 2
  • M. Alvarenga
    • 3
  1. 1.Ultrasound Section“Radiological Center of Campinas”CampinasBrasil
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric SurgeryState University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Cidade UniversitariaSao PauloBrasil
  3. 3.Department of PathologyState University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Cidade UniversitariaSao PauloBrasil
  4. 4.Division of Diagnostic Imaging, Department of Diagnostic RadiologyThe University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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