Rare Solitary Naevus Lipomatosis Cutaneous Superficialis: Histopathology A Diagnostic Clue

  • Deeptara Pathak Thapa Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital
  • Moushami Singh Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Centre
Keywords: Adipocytes, Hamartoma, Nevus

Abstract

We present a case of 45 year old female, presenting with a solitary, asymptomatic, pedunculated mass since childhood. The lesion was totally excised and was sent for histopathological evaluation and was found to be Naevus  lipomatosis cutaneous superficialis which is a rare form of hamartoma in which mature adipocytes are found in the dermis.

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Author Biographies

Deeptara Pathak Thapa, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital

Associate Professor, Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Consultant Dermatologist, Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Kathmandu, Nepal

 

Moushami Singh, Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Centre

Registrar, Pathologist

Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Kathmandu, Nepal

Published
2021-04-02
How to Cite
Thapa, D., & Singh, M. (2021). Rare Solitary Naevus Lipomatosis Cutaneous Superficialis: Histopathology A Diagnostic Clue. Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology, 19(1), 68-70. https://doi.org/10.3126/njdvl.v19i1.35412
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Case Reports