Adenolipoma (thyroid gland)

Adenolipoma of the thyroid gland (also known as a thyrolipoma or a thyroid hamartoma) is a benign rare fat containing thyroid lesion. These lesions are usually well encapsulated and are composed of varying degrees of thyroid glandular tissue and fat tissue; the amount of fat can markedly vary (from 10-90%).

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Article Information

rID: 31440
System: Head & Neck
Section: Pathology
Tags: cases, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Adenolipomas of thyroid gland
  • Adenolipoma of thyroid glands
  • Thyrolipoma
  • Thyroid hamartoma
  • Adenolipoma of thyroid gland
  • Thyroid adenolipoma

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