A Giant Gluteal Mass in a One1-Year-Old: A Case Report on Pediatric Lipoblastoma

Case Report | Volume 7 | Issue 1 | JBST January-April 2021 | Page 1-2 | Abigail Rivera Tud, Albert Jerome C Quintos. DOI: 10.13107/jbst.2021.v07i01.40

Author: Abigail Rivera Tud[1], Albert Jerome C Quintos[1]

[1]Department of Orthopedics, The Medical City, Pasig City, Philippines.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Abigail Rivera Tud,
Department of Orthopedics, The Medical City, Pasig City, Philippines.
E-mail: abitud@gmail.com


Introduction: Lipoblastomas are a rare type of benign neoplasm arising from embryonal fat, found primarily among young children. Predominantly small tumors of the head and neck, trunk, and extremities, less than twenty 20 cases of gluteal lipoblastoma have been reported in the English literature. Complete surgical resection is recommended, with recurrence rates at 14–-46%.
Case Report: A one1-year-old female presented with a large, painless gluteal mass of one 1 year. Growth was consistent since shortly after birth, with no history of manipulation, constitutional symptoms or trauma. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a heterogenous, encapsulated, lobulated mass without bone or vascular invasion, and marginal excision was completed without need for soft soft-tissue reconstruction. At five 5 years post-surgery, the outcome has been uneventful, without evidence of recurrence.
Conclusion: Lipoblastomas present with characteristic features on clinical examination, diagnostic imaging, and histology. While benign, they may share features with more aggressive soft tissue tumors, emphasizing the need for careful assessment prior to before surgery.
Keywords: Gluteal, lipoblastoma, pediatric.

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How to Cite this article: Tud AR, Quintos AJ| A Giant Gluteal Mass in a 1-Year-Old: A Case Report on Pediatric Lipoblastoma| Journal of Bone and Soft Tissues Tumors 2021;Jan-Apr 2021; 7(1): 1-3.

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