Tumors of Marrow Origin

  • Claus-Peter Adler
  • Kazimierz Kozlowski


This benign bone tumor, arising from the medullary fat tissue is, on the whole, a very rare bone lesion, but it does occur in children. Lipoma is an absolutely benign lesion that develops slowly in the medullary cavity of a bone, with proliferation of the marrow fat tissue and usually inducing a clearly demarcated “bone cyst”. No clinical symptoms result, and mostly the lesion is detected by chance.


Bone Tumor Malignant Lymphoma Bone Cyst Tumorous Condition Medullary Cavity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claus-Peter Adler
    • 1
  • Kazimierz Kozlowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Reference Center of Bone Disease, Institute of PathologyUniversity of FreiburgFreiburg i. Br.Germany
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyThe Children’s HospitalCamperdown, SydneyAustralia

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