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Lipoma of Buttock


  • Abstract This paper presents a rare case of infantile infiltrating lipoma in the buttock. The usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging of the tumor in the follow-up study is discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • A survey of buttock tumors suggested that when pain is present, it is usually due to cyst formation in old haematomas, and pain along the course of the sciatic nerve and its branches was present in 40 % of the cases [ 12 ].[oncohemakey.com]
  • It is benign and presents in adulthood as a small circumscribed mass. The anatomic distribution is wide with relative sparing of the head, hands, and feet.[mhmedical.com]
  • Published on Jan 14, 2013 This presentation is about benign skin swellings. References : 1.Bailey and Love Short Practice of Surgery 2. S Das Clincial Manual of Surgery 3.S Das Textbook of Surgery 1.[slideshare.net]
  • When a lipoma is present in a superficial location, it would be appropriate to use an excision code from the integumentary system (eg, 11400-11446, Excision, benign lesion).[aapc.com]
  • Abstracts of 22nd Congress of Italian Society of Pediatric Surgery: p. 310 Google Scholar 4. Dionne GP, Seemayer TA (1974) Infiltrating lipomas and angiolipomas revisited. Cancer 33: 732–738 Google Scholar 5.[link.springer.com]
  • Fine-needle aspiration may be useful preoperatively to exclude a liposarcoma. Recurrences are frequent when follow-up is adequately extended. For optimal therapeutic results the excision of the tumor should include a rim of adjacent muscle tissue.[link.springer.com]
  • There is also a report of a cutaneous granular cell tumor of skin of the arm diagnosed on fine needle aspiration cytology, which the clinicians had felt was a possible dermatofibroma [ 18 ].[oncohemakey.com]
  • . - Routine – Blood, Urine, Aspiration- Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy / Cytology – To avoid extensive open biopsy  Fine needle (22 or 23 gauge ) fitted with a tight syringe  tissue aspirated is examined microscopically, chemically and bacteriologically[slideshare.net]


  • The episacral lipoma should be considered more often in the workup and differential diagnosis of acute and chronic low back pain, especially in instances of work-related injuries owing to the traumatic nature of the herniation.[dynamicchiropractic.com]


  • The most common treatment I found was surgical intervention but I did find a possible new treatment using an injection of the enzyme collagenase. It is very new and clinical trials on people just began in June.[answers.google.com]
  • Treatment Treatment of lipomas is usually unnecessary. However, if they cause patient's discomfort or concern, they may be removed surgically.[laser-medica.eu]
  • […] in the family Steroid treatment through injection may help in Lipoma.[healthh.com]
  • Lipoma Treatment In order to correctly diagnose the presence of a lipoma, your health care provider or physician may perform a thorough physical examination.[gudhealth.com]
  • But, some of these techniques are tedious and require extra equipment (even though they are advanced treatments) and are not always necessary since a quicker, simpler method is now in use.[davinciplastic.com]


  • “Spinal Lipomas” located on Medscape Here are a few more that I found that offer treatment information and prognosis: Articles from eMedicine “Neurilemmoma” “Lipomas” “Lipomas” I thought you would find this interesting because this woman was ultimately[answers.google.com]
  • Results will last for The prognosis is usually excellent, without any serious complications being noted. Next consultation if required At Allure MedSpa, our support doesn’t end when you achieve your Lipoma Removal results.[alluremedspa.in]
  • […] common superficial lesions are common in the upper back, thighs, buttocks, shoulders and arms deep lesions are affixed to surrounding muscle, in the thighs, shoulders and arms 5-10% of patients with a known superficial lipoma, will have multiple lesions Prognosis[orthobullets.com]


  • Lipomas are multiple in approximately 5% of cases. 1 Etiology and Pathogenesis The majority of lipomas (approximately 75%) show karyotypic abnormalities.[mhmedical.com]
  • There is no known etiology. [1] [2] Signs and symptoms [ edit ] These lesions are generally asymptomatic, although patients give a long history of a solitary, superficial mass.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • An alcohol-abuse or hepatopathological etiology is assumed. Lipedema, in contrast, occurs in women with a genetically determined disorder of fat distribution.[dercums_data.tripod.com]


  • Patients can develop a recurrence, so follow-up is required. [2] Epidemiology [ edit ] This is a rare tumor, presenting over a wide age range, but usually in the 3rd to 5th decades of life.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Introduction A common benign tumor of mature fat may be subcutaneous, extramuscular, or intramuscular Epidemiology demographics slightly more common in men affects predominantly patients between 40-60 years old develops in sedentary individuals location[orthobullets.com]
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  • Aside from this, lipomas do not need to be removed unless they are cosmetically unacceptable, irritate a nerve causing tenderness, or are on a place where they hinder function (such as on the buttocks preventing sitting comfortably or on the back preventing[smartlivingnetwork.com]
  • Insurance will generally decline to pay for cosmetic procedures, though if removing the lipoma is a medical necessity (to alleviate pain or prevent infection), insurance should help cover the costs.[beverlyhillsplasticsurgerygroup.com]
  • Prevention Lipoma has no definite treatment except for surgical removal which does not guarantee a recurrence. The exact cause of Lipoma is still unknown that certain methods of preventing the occurrence of Lipoma remain elusive. Lipoma Pictures[healthh.com]
  • Bigger cysts are cleaned during a surgical procedure, after opening the lesion with a scalpel, or removed in one piece, which prevents recurrence if the entire cyst wall has not been removed during the procedure.[laser-medica.eu]
  • Blood tests may be performed to determine, if there is a bleeding tendency or any other medical conditions that prevents the person from undergoing the procedure Do inform the physician if you are allergic to any local anesthetics, lidocaine, etc.[alluremedspa.in]

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