Rapid Communication| Volume 45, ISSUE 10, e21-e23, October 2010

Lipoblastoma with unique localization requiring tracheal and esophageal resection


      Lipoblastoma and lipoblastomatosis are rare tumors of infancy. They originate from embryonic fat and localize in soft tissues. We present the case of a lipoblastoma of the neck with localization in tracheal and esophageal walls that required an extended laryngotracheal and esophageal resection. To our knowledge, this is the first report of such localization of this tumor.

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