Hibernoma

A hibernoma is a benign neoplasm of vestigial brown fat, a term originally used by Gery in 1914. == Classification == This lesion has been called a fetal lipoma, lipoma of embryonic fat or a lipoma of immature fat. == Signs and symptoms == Patients present with a slow-growing, painless, solitary mass, usually of the subcutaneous tissues. It is muc...
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hibernoma

<tumour> A rare type of benign neoplasm in human beings, consisting of brown fat that resembles the fat in certain hibernating animals; individual tumour cells contain multiple lipid droplets. ... See: brown fat. ... Origin: L. Hibernus, pertaining to winter, + G. -oma, tumour ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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hibernoma

(hi″bәr-no´mә) a rare, benign, encapsulated lipoma arising from vestiges of brown fat resembling that in certain hibernating animals; it is a small, lobulated, nontender lesion usually on the mediastinum or intrascapular region of female adults.
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hibernoma

hibernoma A benign, lobulated and encapsulated tumor made up of granular or vacuolated, round, acidophilic cells having the appearance of brown fat. It usually involves the shoulder and neck region of young adults. Also called: fetal fat cell lipoma, lipoma fetalocellulare, or brown fat tumor.
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hibernoma

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′bĕr-nō′mă Definitions: 1. A rare type of benign neoplasm in humans, consisting of brown fat that resembles the fat in certain hibernating animals; individual tumor cells contain multiple lipid droplets.
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