International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Orthopaedic Surgery | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023 | Rating: 4.4 / 10


Spindle Cell Lipoma of Foot in a Young Girl - A Case Report

Dr. Shishir Agnihotri | Dr. Shayoni Sen


Abstract: Spindle cell lipoma are slow growing neoplasm originating in subcutaneous layer, presenting mostly in upper extremitites, posterior neck and back with clinical features of painless mobile swelling. Radiological MRI suggesting hyperintensity on T1. Microscopic features showing spindle cell with mature fat and collagen and with preponderance in males significantly more than females & with incidence of 1.5% of all adipocyte tumors with differentials like pleomorphic lipoma and atypical lipoma. We came across a case of soft tissue tumor in young girl in foot with features of pain and deformity necessitating us to resect for definitive diagnosis and further immunohistochemical typing.


Keywords: Spindle cell, lipoma, foot swelling, dermatology, popliteal block, CD34, spindloid cells, neoplasm, foot tumor, foot and ankle, adipocyte tumor


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,


Pages: 42 - 43



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