TITLE

Axillary Hibernoma: An Unusual Soft Tissue Tumor

AUTHOR(S)
Lay, K.; Velasco, C.; Akin, H.; Mancini, M.
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Aug2000, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p787
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Hibernomas are rare soft tissue tumors of brown fat differentiation. A case of a large axillary hibernoma, along with a review of its pathology, is presented. This tumor matches the largest hibernoma in the literature and is the largest in an axillary site.
ACCESSION #
3457821

 

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