1956
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.1956.01550020049007
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Hibernomas, Brown Fat Tumors

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“…neoplasms [lo] have been reported in brown fat around the joint capsule [8], scapula [2], shoulder [6], axilla [2], back [2, 61, abdominal wall [6], and in the thoracic cavity [5]. A malignant hibernoma of the mesentery also has been reported [4].…”
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“…neoplasms [lo] have been reported in brown fat around the joint capsule [8], scapula [2], shoulder [6], axilla [2], back [2, 61, abdominal wall [6], and in the thoracic cavity [5]. A malignant hibernoma of the mesentery also has been reported [4].…”
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“…Diagnosis of hibernoma is based on several factors: the distinctive gray to red-brown color of viable tissue; an encapsulated septate form; the central location of nuclei in multiloculate cells; the abundant sinusoidal vasculature; a lower lipid content than yellow fat; and a high lipochrome content, thought to be the cause of the brown color [2,6,71. The brown or gray color and lower fat content are useful in the differential diagnosis of hibernoma from an atypical lipoma.…”
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“…The duration of symptoms was commonly found to range from a few weeks to 20 years, with the average range being several years 20 . We suspect that the tumor in the patient discussed above went undetected for such a considerable period because the patient did not observe subjective and objective symptoms such as pain, fever, and restriction of movement.…”
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“…Normally the amount of identifiable brown adipose tissue decreases markedly after birth (Novy and Wilson, 1956;Fentiman etal., 1975), although small quantities persist in all age groups as small islands of brown adipocytes in the white adipose tissue. From these residua hibernomas may develop (Fentiman etal., 1975;Lawson and Biller, 1976).…”
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