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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 461-463

Hibernoma: A missed diagnosis!!


Department of Laboratory Medicine and Radiodiagnosis, Command Hospital (Air Force), Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Abdul R Sheik
Department of Radiology, CHAF, Bangalore, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_577_18

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Hibernoma is a rare, benign soft tissue tumor described in <200 case reports/case series. It is slow-growing, painless, and commonly mistaken for lipoma or liposarcoma. Histopathological diagnosis is must for confirmation. Total excision is the treatment of choice. We present a rare case of hibernoma of thigh, which was initially misdiagnosed as atypical lipomatous tumor/well-differentiated liposarcoma on imaging, which turned out to be a hibernoma on histopathological examination.


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