Cytopathology of Adipocytic Soft Tissue Tumors

  • Živa Pohar-Marinšek
  • Walid E. Khalbuss
Part of the Essentials in Cytopathology book series (EICP, volume 9)


The most recent WHO classification of soft tissue tumors recognizes the following adipocytic tumors: lipoma, lipomatosis, lipomatosis of nerve, lipoblastoma, angiolipoma, myolipoma of soft tissue, chondroid lipoma, spindle cell lipoma/pleomorphic lipoma, hibernoma, atypical lipomatous tumor/well-­differentiated ­liposarcoma (ALT/WDL), dedifferentiated liposarcoma, myxoid liposarcoma, pleomorphic liposarcoma, and mixed-type ­liposarcoma.1


Spindle Cell Granular Cell Tumor Myxoid Liposarcoma Spindle Cell Lipoma Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Živa Pohar-Marinšek
    • 1
  • Walid E. Khalbuss
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of CytopathologyInstitute of OncologyLjubljanaSlovenia, EU
  2. 2.University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC-ShadysidePittsburghUSA

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