Descriptor English: Lipoma
Descriptor Spanish: Lipoma
Descriptor lipoma
Entry term(s) hibernoma
lipoma atípico
lipoma pleomorfo
lipoma pleomórfico
tumor adiposo
tumor de grasa
Scope note: Tumor benigno compuesto por adipocitos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Lipoma
Descriptor French: Lipome
Entry term(s): Atypical Lipoma
Atypical Lipomas
Fatty Tumor
Fatty Tumors
Lipoma, Atypical
Lipoma, Pleomorphic
Lipomas, Pleomorphic
Lipomatosis, Multiple
Pleomorphic Lipoma
Pleomorphic Lipomas
Tumor, Fatty
Tumors, Fatty
Tree number(s): C04.557.450.550.400
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A benign tumor composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It can be surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue (encapsulated), or diffuse without the capsule.
Annotation: solitary neoplastic; for non-neoplastic see LIPOMATOSIS; coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
BS blood supply
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: FATTY TUMOR was heading 1963-67
Online Note: use LIPOMA to search FATTY TUMOR 1966-67
History Note: FATTY TUMOR was heading 1963-67
DeCS ID: 8242
Unique ID: D008067
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Lipoma - Preferred
Concept UI M0012570
Scope note A benign tumor composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It can be surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue (encapsulated), or diffuse without the capsule.
Preferred term Lipoma
Entry term(s) Fatty Tumor
Fatty Tumors
Tumor, Fatty
Tumors, Fatty
Lipomatosis, Multiple - Narrower
Concept UI M0574725
Preferred term Lipomatosis, Multiple
Hibernoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0012571
Scope note A rare benign human tumor consisting of BROWN ADIPOCYTES resembling those found in some hibernating animals.
Preferred term Hibernoma
Entry term(s) Hibernomas
Lipoma, Pleomorphic - Narrower
Concept UI M0012572
Preferred term Lipoma, Pleomorphic
Entry term(s) Lipomas, Pleomorphic
Pleomorphic Lipoma
Pleomorphic Lipomas
Atypical Lipoma - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000738551
Preferred term Atypical Lipoma
Entry term(s) Atypical Lipomas
Lipoma, Atypical

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