Lipomas

Definition of Lipomas:

Very common benign tumors that are made of normal fat cells.  They feel like soft, moveable lumps underneath the skin and do not have any malignant potential.  Can be easily surgically removed.  Most are found under the skin, but they can develop anywhere in the body.  Lipoblastomas and hibernomas, like lipomas, are also benign fat tissue tumors.

Also: Hibernoma, Hibernomas, Lipoblastoma, Lipoblastomas, Lipoma

Topics Related to Lipomas

Enlarged Lymph Nodes

...the condition
“...Fungal sporotrichosis; Antigenic smallpox vaccination; typhoid vaccine; measles, mumps, rubella vaccine (rare); allergic reaction possibly caused by sulfa drugs, iodine, or penicillin; Other lipomas (harmless fatty growths); benign cyst; normal breast tissue (breast tissue extends into the armpit area); Cysts and superficial infections in the skin of the armpit may follow shaving or use...”

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

...the condition
“...The types of tumor that can develop from different soft tissues include ... Tumors of Fat Tissue – Lipomas (the most common benign soft tissue tumor); liposarcomas...”
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