Retropharyngeal infiltrating lipoma‐A case report

David W. Eisele, George H. Landis

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Abstract

Infiltrating lipoma is an unusual, benign, slowly growing neoplasm that characteristically infiltrates skeletal muscle and has a propensity for local recurrence if incompletely excised. These tumors rarely occur in the head and neck. A case of infiltrating lipoma of the retropharynx is reported. The clinical, histologic, surgical, and radiologic aspects of the lesion are reviewed. The use of magnetic resonance imaging of this tumor is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)416-421
Number of pages6
JournalHead & Neck Surgery
Volume10
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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