Giant lipoma: A case report

  • Mohammad Inam Zaroo
  • Sheikh Adil Bashir
  • Mir Mohsin
  • Peerzada Umar Farooq Baba
  • Syed Suraiya Arjumand Farooq
  • Haroon Rashid Zargar
Keywords: Giant, lipoma, tumor.

Abstract

Lipoma is a fatty tissue tumor presenting as a painless slowly growing mass which can affect any part of the body rich in adipose tissue. Lipomas can be present in the thigh, shoulder, trunk, etc, although they are usually small. We are reporting a 65-year-old man with a giant lipoma involving his left buttock and lumbar region.

http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/43-2-7935

Author Biographies

Mohammad Inam Zaroo

Associate Professor, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, J&K, India

Sheikh Adil Bashir

Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, J&K, India

Mir Mohsin
Senior Resident, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, J&K, India
Peerzada Umar Farooq Baba

Senior Resident, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, J&K, India

Syed Suraiya Arjumand Farooq

Senior Resident, Department of Chest Medicine, Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Medical College, Srinagar, J&K, India.

Haroon Rashid Zargar

Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, J&K, India.

Published
2011-06-27
Section
Case Reports