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If clinical suspicion is strong and the blood results are negative, then mtDNA from a muscle biopsy should be tested. Since the disorders are highly clinically heterogeneous and there is considerable phenotypic overlap, the classic MERRF and MELAS point mutations and the KSS deletions frequently are ordered together and tested as a mitochon-drial test panel. The A8344G MERRF mutation is associated with other phenotypes, including Leigh syndrome, myoclonus or myopathy with truncal lipomas, and proximal myopathy. The A3243G MELAS mutation can result in milder phenotypes, including sensorineural deafness with diabetes. Furthermore, these mutations sometimes are found in asymptomatic relatives of the index case.
Figure 18 (A) Axial CT colonographic image acquired following insufflation of the entire colon with air. A moderate-sized polyp is noted in the cecum (arrow). It is noted that the internal attenuation of the polyp is similar to adjacent retroperitoneal fat, consistent with a lipoma. The lipoma is also well visualized on the coronal (B) and the sagittal (C) reformation and on a virtual endoscopic view (D). Figure 18 (A) Axial CT colonographic image acquired following insufflation of the entire colon with air. A moderate-sized polyp is noted in the cecum (arrow). It is noted that the internal attenuation of the polyp is similar to adjacent retroperitoneal fat, consistent with a lipoma. The lipoma is also well visualized on the coronal (B) and the sagittal (C) reformation and on a virtual endoscopic view (D).
Respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartoma (or polypoid hamartomas) typically arises within the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses (see also Chap. 2), but has also been reported in the nasopharynx 199 . Patients are adults with an age range of 24-81 years. The polypoid exophytic hamartomas are rubbery, tan to brown and can reach up to 6 cm in size. They are lined with ciliated respiratory epithelium with mucin-secreting goblet cells. The widely spaced glandular proliferations arise from invagination of the surface epithelium. A thick eosinophilic basement membrane surrounds the glands and surface epithelium. The ample stroma may be oe-dematous and well-vascularised or fibrous with varying amounts of lymphocytes and inflammatory cells (Fig. 6.4). Glandular acinar proliferations may be scant and large cysts may predominate when the fibrous stro-ma predominates 206 . Some nasopharyngeal hamar-tomas include a chondro-osseous component and cysts lined with squamous epithelium. Due to...
Benign extraintestinal manifestations of FAP include cutaneous lesions (lipomas, fibromas, and sebaceous and epidermoid cysts), desmoid tumors, osteomas, dental abnormalities, congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE), and nasopharyngeal angiofibromas.1 Desmoid tumors are identified in approximately 10 of individuals with FAP and result from a proliferation of myofibroblasts. The vast majority of desmoids arise after surgery and are present in the small intestine mesentery, retroperitoneum, and abdominal wall. Desmoids are usually slow growing but may become large enough to compress or obstruct organs, resulting in
Lipomas Lipomas are usually found incidentally on imaging or at autopsy and are often associated with other developmental anomalies such as agenesis of the corpus callosum. They are located in midline structures e.g. corpus callosum, dorsal midbrain and cerebellar vermis. They require no treatment.
Lipoma clinicopathological features and karyotype in lipomatous tumors. A report of 178 cases from the Chromosomes and Morphology (CHAMP) Unlike many epithelial neoplasms, where diverse genetic alterations usually underlie the stepwise progression of precursor lesions leading ultimately to the emergence of malignant clones, soft tissue malignancies have no identifiable precursor lesions, and clear, stepwise progressive mutational events have not been described. Rather, more often than not, a single genetic alteration is found in a particular type of sarcoma. In addition, chromosomal fusions in soft tissue sarcomas do not seem to represent a form of generalized genomic instability, as occurs with germline TP53 mutations1 or with microsatellite instability associated with colon carcinoma.9 Benign tumor counterparts of soft tissue sarcomas usually carry quite different genetic or chromosomal abnormalities, or both. For example, the specific sets of chromosomal alterations found in soft...
Another area that has significantly benefited by this combined approach is that of adipose tissue neoplasms. The finding of ring or giant marker chromosomes cytoge-netically defines the group of atypical lipomatous tumors (well-differentiated liposarcoma) and justifies the distinction of atypical lipomatous tumors from spindle cell and pleomorphic lipomas.11 The finding of TLS-CHOP fusion transcripts in both myxoid liposarcoma and round cell liposarcoma demonstrates that they represent a continuum, an observation nicely correlating with the not infrequent observation of cases with mixed histology.31 The t(17 22), which produces the COL1A1-PDGFB fusion, is present in both dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) and giant cell fibroblastoma, indicating that these are adult and pediatric presentations of a single tumor entity.5,32
Most neural placodes or lipomas probably adhere to the dura soon after the initial operation however, it is only with continued traction on the cord that symptoms are likely. Re-tethering remains a clinical diagnosis, since static MRI will only show the location of the conus, rather than its mobility.
Ependymoma is the most common intramedullary tumor. Myxo-papillary ependymoma is a slow-growing glioma that is mostly found at the conus medullaris, filum terminale, and cauda equina regions (Figure 11-24). In patients over 50 years of age ependymomas tend to develop in the thoracic region. Astrocytoma tends to affect children and young adults. Infrequently, other intramedullary tumors such as lipoma, metastasis, or hemangioblastoma are encountered.
Central to an understanding of the development of symptoms in occult dysraphism is the concept of spinal cord tethering. This is a dynamic problem with the spinal cord and cannot therefore be identified per se on static imaging such as MR or CT. Nevertheless, that tethering may exist can be inferred by the presence of an abnormality such as a lipoma, bony spur or thickened filum terminale, producing an abnormally long spinal cord with a low-lying conus. The implication is that the cord has been held in its original position and prevented from ascending within its thecal sac during growth of the individual. There are a number of possible explanations of why this should lead to neurological dysfunction
Intradural spinal cord tumors have a prevalence of 3-10 per 100,000 per year. They predominantly occur in the middle third of life. The most common tumors are nerve sheath tumors, which account for about 30 , and meningiomas, which account for another 25 . The remainder includes sarcomas, epidermoids and dermoids. Intramedullary tumors are rare - approximately 20-35 of all intradural neoplasms, with a higher percentage (55 of all intradural neoplasms) in children 10 . The most common intramedullary tumors are astrocytomas and ependymomas. Heman-gioblastomas, cavernomas, epidermoids and lipomas are rare.
Intramedullary lipomas appear well demarcated from the adjacent spinal cord, but they are intimately adherent to the normal tissue. Therefore, total removal is impossible without incurring neurological deficits and should not be attempted. The microsurgical laser is the instrument of choice for debulking a spinal cord lipoma. The laser vaporizes fatty tissue without surgical trauma to the spinal cord. The debulk-ing of the lipoma may result in improvement of pain but rarely in improvement of neurological function. Further growth of a lipoma is unlikely or at least very slow. However, in adolescence, probably due to endocrine factors, lipomas of the cord may increase in size and may, at that time, cause progressive neurological dysfunction.
Can be useful for soft, fluctuant masses (to differentiate lymphangiomas, hemangiomas, and lipomas) and suspected thyroglossal duct cyst (to identify presence or absence of normal thyroid tissue). Color-flow Doppler imaging is helpful to assess blood flow through certain lesions (eg, increased blood flow may be seen in tumoral lymphadenopathy). In fibromatosis coli, ultrasound will demonstrate an oval echogenic mass within the body of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Iary tract is an incidental autopsy finding in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome. The haemorrhagic lesions are usually located in the subserosa or muscular wall of the gallbladder or in the periductal connective tissue of the bile ducts. Other malignant non-epithelial tumours are leiomyosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma and angiosarcoma. Leiomyoma, lipoma, haemangioma, and lymphangioma have been described. A benign stromal tumour of the gallbladder with interstitial cells of Cajal phenotype has been reported recently 35 .
It should be kept in mind that distinguishing between benign neoplasia and low-grade malignancy can be challenging, even for the pathologist1 this is especially true for tumors composed of cartilage (enchondroma or osteochondroma versus chondrosarcoma)2,3 and fat (lipoma versus liposar-coma).4 The key to the diagnosis and treatment of muscu-loskeletal neoplasia is best accomplished by a team approach, with close interaction between the oncologist, oncologic surgeon, radiologist, and pathologist.5-7
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is an autosomal dominant trait with marked intrafamilial variability, characterized by multiple tumors or hyperplasia of endocrine glands (see OMIM 131100). MEN1 is defined by the presence of two of the following three endocrine tumors parathyroid adenoma or hyperplasia, entero-pancreatic endocrine tumors, and pituitary adenomas. Other possible manifestations include carcinoid tumors, adrenal adenomas, and lipomas. The MEN1 gene was identified through analysis of large kindreds with MEN1. It is located on chromosome 11q13 (80). The gene product, menin, appears to function as a tumor suppressor gene. Loss of one copy of the gene (loss of heterozy-gosity) because of germline mutations leaves cells vulnerable to loss of the second allele through somatic mutations. Loss of the second allele, in turn, leads to tumor formation in affected tissues.
When imaging children with suspected congenital spinal malformations, one must be aware that multiple anomalies such as myelomeningocele, split-cord malformation, syringohydromyelia, and others may co-exist. Anomalies of the caudal spine must be considered in patients with urogenital or anorectal malformations. Sagittal and coronal imaging of the entire spine with MRI is recommended to identify the location of the conus medullaris (normal level T10 to L2), associated lipomas or syrinxes, anomalous segments of spinal cord, and anomalies of dorsal closure or segmentation. Transaxial T1- and T2-WI should be obtained from the conus through the bottom of the sacrum to assess for a fatty (T1 hyperintense on MRI) and or thickened filum terminale. If a split-cord malformation (diastem-atomyelia) is detected, additional transaxial T2*-WI images should be performed through the levels of the split cord to best demonstrate a bony or fibrous spur. In patients with complex bone anomalies, MRI...
Whatever improvements have been taking place, the fact remains that radiation treatment in Rb increases the risk of SMNs within the radiation field by a factor of 5 to 6 there is not enough evidence to indicate that it has the same effect on the incidence of SMNs elsewhere in the body. Attempts to determine a dose-response effect have been unsuccessful because radiation doses have decreased over the years and patients who received the highest doses have the longest follow-up periods. Since there is no determined tumor-forming radiation dose, the only way to minimize the risk of SMNs due to EBRT is to use carefully fractionated treatment with shielding of normal tissues as much as possible. For example, brachyther-apy applications with 125I or 106Ru plaques are ideal in that they deliver curative doses to the tumor but minimize radiation toxicity to adjacent tissues. Individuals with hereditary Rb also have been reported to be prone to develop benign tumors such as lipomas and...
The familial MEN syndromes are characterized by clustering of benign and malignant endocrine tumors and other systemic manifestations. MEN type 1 includes combinations of more than 20 different types of tumors, but the most characteristic are tumors of the parathyroid, pituitary, and pancreatic glands. The term multiple refers both to the occurrence of multiple tumors in the same gland and to multiple different kinds of tumors in the same individual and or family. MEN1 is inherited as an autosomal dominant disease with variable penetrance and a prevalence of 1 in 30,000 to 1 in 50,000.98 The MEN1 gene has been localized to chromosome 11q13 and encodes a protein called menin. Menin is thought to interact with one or more transcription factors in the nucleus, and loss of its function is thought to be the mechanism of tumor formation in the syndrome.99 Much of the morbidity associated with this syndrome is attributable to the excess production of hormones. Hyperparathyroidism from...
There is often no cutaneous clue to an underlying dysraphic lesion, which may take the form of a thickened or tight filum, or an intradural lipoma, as well as containing dermoid material. As for childhood dysraphism, surgical untethering is recommended for symptomatic adults. This usually involves division of the filum or release of adhesion and debulking of a lipoma.
Intrinsic tumours of the spinal cord occur infrequently. In the Glasgow series (Table, page 383) almost all were slowly growing astrocytomas (grades I and II) although other series report an equal incidence of ependymomas. Cystic cavities may lie within the tumour or at the upper or lower pole. Benign lesions include haemangioblastoma, lipoma, epidermoid, tuberculoma and cavernous angioma. Clinical features
Spinal cord lipoma. Tethered cord with intradural T1-hyperintense lipoma along the dorsal upper sacrum. Lipoma becomes markedly hypointense on sagittal T2-WI with fat saturation. (sagittal T1-WI, and T2-WI with fat saturation) Figure 61. Spinal cord lipoma. Tethered cord with intradural T1-hyperintense lipoma along the dorsal upper sacrum. Lipoma becomes markedly hypointense on sagittal T2-WI with fat saturation. (sagittal T1-WI, and T2-WI with fat saturation)
Primary benign conjunctival tumors (nevi, dermoids, lymphangiomas, hemangiomas, lipomas, and fibromas) occur frequently, as do tumor-like inflammatory changes (viral papillomas, granulomas such as suture granulomas after surgery to correct strabismus, cysts, and lymphoid hyperplasia). Malignant conjunctival tumors (carcinomas in situ, carcinomas, Kaposi's sarcomas, lymphomas, and primary acquired melanosis) are rare. Benign lesions may become malignant for example, a nevus or acquired melanosis may develop into a malignant melanoma. This section presents only the most important tumors.
Presentation may be related to cranial nerve compression, mass effect or hydrocephalus. Other rare tumors of the CPA include chordomas, haemangioblastomas, metastases and lipomas. Whilst MRI findings may provide diagnostic information, an accurate pre-opera-tive diagnosis is often not possible.
Lipomas of the larynx and hypopharynx comprise less than 0.5 of benign neoplasms at these sites, occur in all ages and affect both genders equally. The symptoms are non-specific but often include airway obstruction. In the larynx, supraglottic lesions predominate. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance document the lipomatous (low attenuation values and negative densito-metry) nature and the extent of the mass. A lipoma is usually solitary, soft and sessile to polypoid. Tumours are composed of mature adipose cells, occasionally with foci of myxoid stroma. Distinction from well-differentiated liposarcoma is important. Association with systemic lipomatosis has been reported 1770 . Simple but complete excision is curative 329,409,1528,2756,2765 .
Surgical resection is the most important therapy for all small bowel tumours. All benign tumours, such as leiomyomas, small bowel adenomas, angiomas, and lipomas, can be cured by adequate segmental resections with clear serosal margins. The same holds true for the malignant tumours, although surgery should include lymph node resection.
All protease inhibitors can produce nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and paresthesia. Drug-induced hyper-glycemia and insulin resistance may precipitate the onset of diabetes mellitus or worsen existing cases. Protease inhibitors may also cause hypercholester-olemia and hypertriglyceridemia. Liver enzymes may be increased, and hepatic toxicity may occur at high doses. Fat redistribution is common and can manifest as central fat accumulation, peripheral wasting, buffalo hump at the base of the neck, breast enlargement, and or lipomas.
Benign, multiloculated, cystic, lymphatic malformation seen in 1 in 12,000 births. Majority of cases are diagnosed by age 3 years and usually the malformation grows as the child grows. Complications include infection, airway compromise, and extension into the mediastinum and chest. Other benign tumors include lipoma and hemangioma.
The differential diagnosis of esophageal GISTs include leiomyoma, duplication cysts, lipoma, neurofibroma, schwannoma, and hemangioma. GISTs may also simulate other lesions that have a polypoid appearance such as papil-loma, adenoma, fibrovascular polyp, and inflammatory polyp. Large GISTs may invade the mediastinum, simulating advanced carcinoma, lymphoma, leiomyosarcoma, and malignant melanoma.
Lipomeningocele is an abnormality of the spine characterized by a low-lying conus medullaris, infiltrated with fatty tissue, which extends through a bony dysraphic defect and into the subcutaneous tissues. It is thought to occur as a result of an abnormality of secondary neurula-tion of the caudal cell mass, whereby pluripo-tential mesenchymal cells fail to regress and may lead to lipomas, hamartomas and teratomas in the lumbosacral region. The lipoma is invariably covered by skin but may have pigmentation, hair or cutaneous dimples on it. They often lie asymmetrically across the midline in the lumbosacral region and can reach a very large size. Intradurally, the lipoma may be attached to the dorsal surface of the cord or it may be inserted into the terminal end of the conus. The lipoma may enlarge in infancy or may be associated with obesity. Although uncommon, lipomeningoce-les may be associated with other developmental anomalies, including syringomyelia, Chiari malformation and...
Primary liposarcomas of the larynx are rare, comprising less than 20 of all head and neck liposarcomas and fewer than 0.5 of all laryngeal neoplasms. Patients of all ages are affected, with a median of 64 years. There is a marked male to female predominance (nearly 10 1). The tumours, which occur almost exclusively in the supraglottic larynx or hypopharynx (pyriform sinus), most commonly cause airway obstruction. Imaging, especially with MR or CT, will document the lipomatous nature and extent of the mass. The tumours are firm, polypoid pedunculated, up to 10 cm in greatest dimension and demonstrate a lobulated, glistening, translucent cut surface often traversed by bands of fibrous tissue. The mucosa is usually intact. The majority of cases are well-differentiated lipoma-like liposarcomas (grade I), similar to their histologic counterparts in other anatomic sites, with infrequent reports of myxoid and pleomorphic types. Lipoblasts may be scanty necessitating multiple sections....
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