Once released, the tumor is emitted through the incision using the curette. Sutures are usually not necessary and a compression bandage is applied to prevent the formation of hematoma. Larger lipomas are better eliminated by incisions made in the skin covering the lipoma. The incisions are configured as fusiform excision along the cutaneous tension lines and are smaller than the underlying tumor.
However, in case of doubt, a deep skin biopsy can be performed, which will show the typical histopathological features of the lipoma and its variants. The rare lipid cancer, liposarcoma, almost never occurs in the skin. Liposarcoma is a deep tumor andIt often grows on the thigh, groin or back of the abdomen. If your lipoma gets bigger or painful, consult your doctor. A skin biopsy may be necessary to rule out liposarcoma.
Radiotherapy can prevent or delay their recurrence, while chemotherapy does not provide any benefit. Small lipomas were injected with a 10% solution of calcium chloride, which caused a decrease in tumor size, but this treatment is no longer recommended because of the irritation and severe cutaneous lesions that they cause. Liposuction, the same procedure that eliminates human fat in cosmetic surgery, is in many cases less invasive, less painful and faster to heal than surgical removal.
In two other cases, the results of the video EEG monitoring did not correspond to the location of the lipoma, butAn explanation of their epilepsy was found. In one patient, a large median lipoma extending into the right lateral ventricle was considered to be the cause of the patient's right hemispheric seizures. No other clinical symptoms or complications of lipomas have been noted. Intracranial lipomas are rare, accidental, often asymptomatic and generally located close to the median line. In only one of our five patients was the lipoma interpreted as the definitive cause of epilepsy.
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