The analysis of the complementary results provided by fetal RM imaging has been realized. All results were correlated with postnatal imaging and clinical outcomes. RESULTS: Obstetric ultrasonography readily demonstrated pericallosal lipoma in seven patients. In one, however, it has been misinterpreted as intracranial hemorrhage. The morphology and integrity of the underlying corpus callosum was less easy to assess using ultrasound.
Sometimes a lipoma needs to be removed if it causes symptoms - for example, pressing on another part of the body. Sometimes, if the diagnosis is not clear, a lipoma is removed to look under the microscope. This is to make sure that the growth that has been detected is a lipoma and not something more serious. For a lipoma that forms under the skin, usually it can be removed by a simple minor operation. A local anesthetic is injected into the skin above the lipoma. Once the overlying skin numbs the local anesthetic, an incision is made on the lipoma. The lipoma is then removed and cut from the underlying tissue.
Fetal MR imaging confirmed the fat content and the location of the lesion in all five cases. He showed the choroidal extension in two patients and the type of callosal abnormality associated with another patient better than the ultrasound. In two patients, the lipoma increased, as revealed by subsequent postnatal MR imaging. The results of the neurological examinations remained normal for the five surviving patients with an average follow-up of 3 years (1 month - 9 years).
It's a bit harder to get out of it. You will probably need something that will make you sleep during the procedure. In this case, you will have to ask someone to take you home later. Lipomas rarely come back once they have been removed and do not make it more likely that you will have other diseases. Balakrishnan, C. The Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery, Fall 2012. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: "Lipoma" WebMD does not provide medical, diagnostic or treatment advice.