What is the role of D-dimer measurement in the diagnosis of lipomas?

Updated: Mar 26, 2020
  • Author: Todd A Nickloes, DO, FACOS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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A study by Yoshiyama et al suggested that the plasma D-dimer level could contribute to the differentiation between lipoma and well-differentiated liposarcoma, two lesions that are similar in terms of clinical, radiologic, and pathologic characteristics. [13]


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