Their laboratory exams were unremarkable and they were prepared for surgical excision. The masses were completely excised under general anesthesia. The postoperative recoveries of both patients were uneventful. Cut slices of tumors showed lobulated yellow tissue without hemorrhage or necrosis. Microscopic examination revealed circumscribed congenital tumors composed of mature adipocytes (Figure 2) confirming the diagnosis of vulvar lipoma.
They occur mostly on the neck, trunk and extremities, but can occur anywhere on the body. Lipomas are composed of fat cells that have the same morphology as normal fat cells, and there is a framework of connective tissue. Angiolipomas have a vascular component and can beEnder at cold room temperature. These often require excision, while other lipomas should be excised only when they are considered as disfiguring.
Some providers recommend surgery to remove radial scars. Other benign tumors or tumors that may be found in the breast include: None of these conditions increases the risk of breast cancer, but they may need to be biopsied or removed to find out what they are and make sure they do not contain any cancer cells. The Medical and Editorial Team of the American Cancer Society Our team is made up of doctors and nurses prepared for the Master's degree with in-depth knowledge cancer care, as well as journalists, writers and translators with extensive experience in medical writing.
In other words, they are found at all tissue levels: The treatment is for cosmesis and consists of local excision. The patient with multiple, tender lipomas may have Dercum's disease. A lipoma is a benign (non-cancerous) tumor composed of adipose tissue. The typical lipoma is a small, soft, rubbery ball just under the skin. They are usually painless and are most often found on the upper back, shoulders, arms, buttocks and upper thighs.