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Renal Lipoma: a case report


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.

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Vukmirović, F., Vukmirović, M., Vukmirović, I.T. et al. Renal Lipoma: a case report. 8, 328–330 (2013).

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  • Renal lipoma
  • Kidney
  • Benign tumor