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Giant omental lipoblastoma in a 10-month-old infant composing 20% of total body weight

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Santiago, 15706 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain.
Journal of Pediatric Surgery (Impact Factor: 1.31). 07/2007; 42(6):1149-52. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2007.02.031
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ABSTRACT Lipoblastoma of the greater omentum is an extremely rare benign tumor with less than 10 cases reported in the available literature. We report an unusual case of a 10-month-old girl with a giant omental lipoblastoma that composed 20% of her total body weight (1480 g, 17 x 12 x 16 cm). Complete excision of the tumor was performed. Histology confirmed the diagnosis of omental lipoblastoma.

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